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Hall of Fame 2007: Raymond Roberts-Blake
Raymond Roberts-Blake
The names of five people who will be inducted into the Liberty County Athletic Hall of Fame for 2007 has been announced.
The induction ceremony is planned for Dec. 13 at Club Stewart.
The honorees were selected from among 26 nominees by the Hall of Fame board in September.
They include:

Raymond Roberts-Blake
Bradwell Institute
Class of 1999

Roberts-Blake was a Tiger offensive lineman who lettered four times in football and twice in track.
He was chosen as an honorable mention All-American by USA Today, and the Atlanta Journal-Constitution chose him as one of the top 50 prospects in Georgia. SuperPrep post-season magazine named him the 69th prospect in Dixie and he was rated a 9.25 by Deep South Magazine. Roberts-Blake received another honorable mention as an offensive lineman in the SEC region by Prep Star magazine in their post-season edition. He had 30 pancake blocks as a junior, was tabbed AAAA all-state honorable mention and named 3-AAAA lineman of the year. The Savannah Daily News selected him to the All-Coastal Empire team.
At Georgia Tech, Roberts-Blake was named to Tech’s second tea-team right guard in 1999 with four games off the bench. In 2000, he started every game at left guard helping Tech rank in the top 20 nationally in total offense, passing offense and scoring offense, as well as the top three in the ACC in rushing. He was part of the offensive line that led the ACC in fewest sacks allowed with 16, including only 14 by the starting five.
Roberts-Blake had his best game of the 2000 season against 19th ranked Georgia.
In 2001, he shared starting duties at left guard and started in seven games. The following year, he started every game at right guard and in 2002 he was elected one of Tech’s permanent captains.
Roberts-Blake is described as an honorable man and in 2002 was honored by the city of Walthourville and presented with a key to the city.
He is the son of Carolyn Blake-Roberts and Tonnie Roberts.
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