Courtney Roby attended North Central High School in Indianapolis, Indiana. Roby was an all-state selection his senior year, after rushing for 539 yards and six touchdowns and catching 12 passes for 296 yards and three touchdowns. Roby was also all-state in track & field which led to an Indiana all-star selection in both sports.
Roby later attended Indiana University where he would finish his career as the most productive receiver in Hoosier football history. Breaking the all-time record for career receptions and yards with 170 catches and 2,524 yards, he was the third receiver in Hoosier history to gain over 1,000 yards in a season. Roby’s 59 receptions during the 2002 season ranked second in school history. In 2004, Roby was voted second team All-Big10 and earned a Senior Bowl All-Star game selection, touted as one of the best receivers in the country.
Following Roby’s historic career at Indiana, he was drafted by the Tennessee Titans in the 2005 NFL Draft. In 2009, Roby became a Super Bowl XLIV Champion with the New Orleans Saints, receiving the Special Teams MVP that same year. In 2010, after winning NFC Player of the Month, he would earn Team Captain honors during the 2011 and 2012 seasons.
Driven by a strong faith, Roby exemplifies hard work and determination. During his tenure as a professional athlete, Roby knows his 10 years of professional experience will directly contribute to the mission of the Sparx Athletic Refinery community.