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Georgia HS player Robbie Roper has passed away at the age of 18 after surgery

Georgia HS player Robbie Roper has passed away at the age of 18 after surgery

ATLANTA — Robbie Roper, the Roswell High School quarterback who was considering his college options after a successful major season, has died after complications from routine surgery. He was 18 years old.

Robbie Roper died after complications from the surgery. He was 18 years old.
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rober family He announced his death on Twitter On Wednesday, resulting in an immediate outpouring of expressions of sympathy, including from His hometown is the Atlanta Falcons.

“Football is family,” the Falcons said in a statement. “We are saddened by the passing of a member of the local high school football family. May he rest in peace while we keep his family, friends and everyone who mourns his loss in our prayers.”

And Rober Roswell led Hay to a record 10-3 and finally a top ten position in the 7A class of Georgia. He threw for 3,010 yards and 37 touchdowns and had offers from Massachusetts, Morehead State, Morgan State and West Carolina, According to 247 Sports.

Upon announcing his death, Roper’s family said, “It has been our biggest joy to our family. We are so proud of the young man he has become. His friends and family will miss him very much.”

"It was our greatest joy for our family," Robbie Roper's family said.
“It has been our family’s greatest joy,” Robbie Roper’s family said.
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Roper led Roswell High School to a record 10-3 during the graduation season.
Roper led Roswell High School to a record 10-3 during the graduation season.
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Roswell coach Chris Pruitt He told the Atlanta Journal-Constitution Roper was taken to hospital on Sunday for an operation that was deemed routine.

“Ruby has done everything in life with an infectious, positive and energetic behavior that everyone who knew him will miss,” Prewitt told the newspaper. “Ruby fought hard and fought to the end like he did everything else.”

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