Ravens newcomer

August 02, 1998|By Ryan Basen

Roosevelt Potts

Position: Fullback

Height: 6-0

Weight: 250

Age: 27

College: Northeast Louisiana

Year: Fifth

Highlights: Signed by Ravens as a free agent after playing briefly for Miami in 1997. Figures to be the Ravens' starting fullback this season. Sat out the entire 1996 season after being suspended by the NFL for violating league substance abuse policy. He was originally drafted by Indianapolis in second round of 1993 draft. Played three seasons for the Colts under now-Ravens coach Ted Marchibroda; he ran for career-high 711 yards in 1993 rookie season.

Favorite food: Chitterlings

Favorite TV show: "Comic View"

Favorite movie: "Scarface"

Memorable pro moment: Catching a 65-yard pass from then-Colts quarterback Jeff George to set up the winning touchdown against Seattle in 1993.

Pub Date: 8/02/98

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