Clemson student Roberts will start at QB for Furman

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              In this Monday, Aug. 27, 2018, photo, Furman quarterback and Clemson engineering student Harris Roberts poses for a photo on the Clemson campus, in Clemson, S.C. Roberts' worlds will collide on Saturday, Sept. 1 when he and his Furman teammates play at Clemson in the NCAA college football season opener for both teams. (AP Photo/Richard Shiro)
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GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — Furman quarterback Harris Roberts will get to start inside the Death Valley stadium where he usually parks near when attending classes at Clemson.

Furman coach Clay Hendrix said Thursday Roberts had won the starting job. Roberts is a 6-foot-4 senior who is completing a dual engineering program where he’ll earn degrees from Furman and Clemson. Roberts spent his first three years attending Furman. He’s in his second year taking classes at Clemson.

Roberts was Furman’s backup quarterback last year, completing 9 of 13 passes for 110 yards and rushing for 71 yards. Roberts won the job over redshirt freshman JeMar Lincoln.

Roberts said he’s often parked his car outside the stadium where the second-ranked Tigers play. This weekend marks the first time he’ll have gone inside.