"Obviously I thought I was better than some of the guys who got picked before me, but God works in a long way," Roby said on a conference call with Denver media minutes after the Broncos picked him. "I’m very grateful. Just being on a Super Bowl team, being on a course like that early on in my career, it’s great."
Roby expressed excitement about facing
"I’m familiar with the guys there so I just can’t wait to get there and learn as much as I can," Roby said.
The 5'10" 194 pound cornerback finished his career at OSU with eight interceptions, 41 passes defensed and 179 tackles in three seasons. He also scored five career touchdowns--two on defense and three on special teams--according to his college profile.
Roby said he didn't have any indication that the Broncos, who didn't bring him in for a pre-draft visit, were interested. When the pick came in, Roby was surprised, but pleasantly so.
"Of course, you’re sitting there, you’re getting nervous, you’re family is nervous and that, but I played it calm," Roby said. "Just to know that I’m in a place like Denver, I don’t think it could have been any better."