RB Nick Roberts big on West Virginia


Nick Roberts (Brunswick, Ohio/Brunswick) has a message for the Mountaineers: Turn that interest into an offer.

With Indiana, Kent State, Pittsburgh, Toledo and West Virginia all taking looks at the senior, he’d love to drive south and stay a while.

“West Virginia, I’d love to go see what they have to offer, but that’ll be in time,” Roberts said. “West Virginia is a nice place. I’m an out-of-state guy. I look forward to getting out of state and it would be great to go there.”

Roberts would be great for the Mountaineers as well. The 5-foot-9, 180-pound running back already holds the school’s career rushing record with 2,790 yards on the ground and 28 touchdowns. And that’s despite missing a good portion of his junior season. Off to a hot start, Roberts has Brunswick off to a 4-2 start this season as the school looks to re-establish itself as a football powerhouse.

“This interest pushes me a lot,” Roberts said. “It’s all up to me and how I get better. I don’t worry about college just yet. I worry about winning for my team. Right now, it’s about winning and being the best teammate I can. Then, I’ll start looking at colleges.”

Roberts like the Hoosiers as well but insists a decision won’t come until after the season.