Georgia high school QB Robbie Roper dies at 18 from surgery complications

The entire football community mourns the passing of Rosewell High QB, Robbie Roper

Robbie Roper
Robbie Roper

The sudden death of Rosewell High School QB, Robbie Roper has shocked the entire nation. Robbie was just 18 years of age when he died from surgery complications.

Robbie Roper
Robbie Roper

Roper passes away due to anesthesia complications during a medical procedure on his shoulder. His family shared the news of Robbie’s untimely death on Twitter.

According to the 247 Sports website, “Roper led Roswell High to a 10-3 record and a final top-10 ranking in Georgia’s Class 7A. He threw for 3,010 yards and 37 touchdowns and had offers from Massachusetts, Morehead State, Morgan State, and Western Carolina.”

Falcons expressed their sympathies to the Robbie Roper family

The Atlanta Falcons issued a statement following the death of Robbie —“Football is family, And we are saddened by the passing of one of our local high school football family members. May he rest in peace as we keep his family, friends, and all those mourning his loss in our prayers.”

Rosewell High principal, Robert Shaw also issued a statement expressing his sympathies and remembering Roper for all he has done. “Robbie was a respected, well-liked student and a leader in our football program,” Shaw said. “This is a very difficult time for our RHS family.”

Twitter reacts to Robbie’s death

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