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GET TO KNOW: Tight end Michael Roberts


Roberts: Yeah, actually I go by Mikeey. It was given to me by my Grandma.


Roberts: Cleveland, Ohio.

If a Lions fan were to come to your hometown, the first place you would take them would be ...?

Roberts: A Cavs game.

College major?

Roberts: Criminal Justice.

Favorite movie or TV show?

Roberts: Favorite movie is Step Brothers. Favorite television show ... I'd have to say Prison Break.

Who would play you in a movie?

Roberts: Will Smith.

Favorite food?

Roberts: Anything in the Mexican genre.

What would your entrance music be?

Roberts: Dreams and Nightmares - Meek Mill.

Do you have any hidden talents?

Roberts: I can throw the ball 50 yards underhand pretty accurate. Also, I'm pretty good with crossword puzzles.

If you weren't playing football, what would you be doing?

Roberts: Sales of some sort, probably real estate.

If you could have any super power, what would it be?

Roberts: I would freeze time.

One person you'd like to meet?

Roberts: I would like to meet former president Obama.

Favorite athlete of all time?

Roberts: Calvin Johnson.

Best player in the NFL at your position?

Roberts: I'm going to have to give it to Ebron.

Favorite thing about Detroit so far?

Roberts: There are a lot of passionate fans. Just getting to talk to them and see how excited they are ... that's a humbling thing. So I would say the fan base is my favorite thing.

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