Community shaken by death of Georgia High School star football quarterback – WSB-TV Channel 2

ROSWELL, GA – A day after the death of Roswell High School quarterback Robbie Roper, players and coaches across the United States and at home pay tribute to him.

Roper, 18, died of routine shoulder surgery in Florida on Thursday.

The quarterback had just completed his senior season and led the Hornets to the quarterfinals in the AAAAAA class.

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The double-threat quarterback has received college offers from UMass, Morehead State, Morgan State and Western Carolina, according to He was also receiving stares from the University of Florida.


The Falcons were among the many to pay tribute to Roper on social media:

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Kevin Sumlin, Former University of Arizona Coach:

Florida Gators linebacker Chief Borders:

Former UGA and NFL player George Foster:

University of Florida quarterback Anthony Richardson:

UGA tight end Oscar Delp:

Tom Crean, UGA Basketball Head Coach

Roswell High School Coach Matt Rogers:

Roswell High School Landing Club

Norcross High School:

Maynard Jackson High School:

Alpharetta High School Adventurers:

Etowah High School Eagles:

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