March 13, 2007

Redshirt Review: Justin Roper

Player: Justin Roper
Position: QB

Personal: Born Justin Parks Roper on July 28, 1987 in Douglassville, Ga. Parents: Brad and Donna Roper. Family: Two sisters. High School (Coach): Buford (Jess Simpson), 2006. Major: Architecture.

2005 HIGH SCHOOL - Utilized his size to look over the defensive line while displaying a solid arm and good accuracy. The PrepStar all-region pick ranked among the top 75 prep prospects in Georgia and one of the top 28 quarterbacks in the nation following last year's 12-1 record and an 8-AA league championship. Roper completed 58 percent of his passes for 1,423 yards and 18 touchdowns as a senior despite operating within the confines of a run-oriented system. Justin threw for over 1,500 yards and 10 scores in 2004 while suffering only three interceptions to lead team to state runner-up finish. The Wolves accumulated a 25-3 record over his final two prep years, with Roper serving a role in a program that has set the Georgia high school record for consecutive wins (47).

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