ATLANTA — Robbie Roper, the Roswell Excessive Faculty quarterback who was contemplating his school choices following a profitable senior season, has died following issues from a routine surgical procedure. He was 18.
“Soccer is household,” the Falcons stated in an announcement. “And we’re saddened by the passing of considered one of our native highschool soccer members of the family. Could he relaxation in peace as we hold his household, pals and all these mourning his loss in our prayers.”
Roper led Roswell Excessive to a 10-3 file and last top-10 rating in Georgia’s Class 7A. He threw for 3,010 yards and 37 touchdowns and had affords from Massachusetts, Morehead State, Morgan State and Western Carolina, according to the 247 Sports website.
In asserting his dying, Roper’s household stated “He was our largest pleasure to our household. We’re pleased with the younger man he has turn out to be. He might be missed by his family and friends dearly.”
Roswell coach Chris Prewett told the Atlanta Journal-Constitution that Roper was hospitalized Sunday for a surgical procedure that was thought-about routine.
“Robbie did every thing in life with a contagious, constructive and energetic perspective that might be missed by all who knew him,” Prewett informed the newspaper. “Robbie fought onerous and battled till the very finish like he did every thing else.”