Incarnate Word Offers Wills Point Linebacker + East Texas Tackles Leader Sloan Rodberg
Sloan Rodberg became the second local player Tuesday to receive an offer from Incarnate Word and now officially has scholarship options if he wants to play Southland Conference ball.
The Cardinals program has joined league rival Stephen F. Austin in pursuit of the Wills Point senior linebacker and East Texas' tackles leader. Rodberg reported the new offer through his personal Twitter account.
It was a season to remember for Rodberg (6-3, 220). He recorded 217 tackles, and it's almost a certainty he'll go down as leading tackler through all 17 weeks of competition despite being part of a team that only played 12 games.
The leading tackler between Carthage and Mineola -- the two East Texas teams preparing for state championship games later this week -- would need to make 67 tackles in the season finale to surpass Rodberg.
In addition to leading all East Texans in tackles, Rodberg will probably finish second among all local players in forced fumbles. He stripped the ball nine times in 12 games.
Incarnate Word, located in San Antonio, began its day in East Texas by offering senior Longview safety Traveion Webster. It completed a 3-8 season about a month ago on a two-game winning streak to wrap up its third year in the Southland.
The eight-year-old program went 6-5 in 2015. That tied for the best season in school history, but the other 6-5 team in 2013 played a mixture of teams from Division I, Division II and the NAIA as it prepared to receive full-member status at the Division I level.
Roberg, like all college football prospects currently in their senior year of high school, will become eligible to sign with any program that offers him in February.