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Former Citadel Star Roberts Signs With Redskins

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Wide Receiver Andre Roberts, who earned All-American status during his time at The Citadel, agreed to a contract with the Washington Redskins on Tuesday. 

Multiple sources report the deal is for 4 years worth $16 million, which could go up to over $17 million with incentives. $8 million of that is expected to be guaranteed. 

Roberts confirmed the move on his Twitter account in the afternoon. "I'm elated to be apart of the #Redskinsnation & to play with @RGIII & along side @PierreGarcon ect..Time to be great!!!#HTTR #SALUTE"

He was a 3rd round pick of the Arizona Cardinals in the 2010 NFL draft after playing 4 years with the Bulldogs. Roberts had 43 catches for 471 yards and 2 touchdowns in 2013. For his career he has 182 catches for 2,123 yards and 11 touchdowns. 

"Thanx #Birdgang for the 4 yrs of support u've shown me. Best of luck to the @AZCardinals in the future...But it's that time for me!! #SALUTE" Roberts said of leaving Arizona. 

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