Defensive end Darian Roseboro will play in N.C. State’s next game and dedicate it to the memory of his late father, Johnny.
Johnny Roseboro, 43, died this past Saturday in Lincolnton. The junior defensive end shared the news on his Twitter account.
After an out-pouring from friends and fans, Roseboro posted a message on Sunday about this week’s trip to Pittsburgh.
The family had a private funeral on Monday in Lincolnton. N.C. State coach Dave Doeren said the team will wear the initials “JR” on the back of their helmets for the Pitt game to honor Roseboro’s father.
Roseboro, who regularly rotates with starters Bradley Chubb and Kentavius Street at defensive end, has a 17 tackles in six games this season.
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