A familiar face to Rider fans, Roosevelt joins the coaching staff full time after attending 2022 training camp as a guest coach. The popular former receiver spent nearly all of his six-year CFL career in Green and White, suiting up for 67 games between 2015 and 2019. Over that time, he recorded 301 receptions for 4,134 yards and 20 touchdowns, being named a CFL West All-Star in 2017.

Prior to the CFL, Roosevelt spent four seasons in the NFL, suiting up for 20 games, earning 396 yards receiving and scoring one touchdown.

The Buffalo, New York native played at his hometown school – the University of Buffalo, where he earned 3,551 yards and 28 touchdowns over four seasons and was named All-MAC in 2007 and 2008. He was inducted into the University of Buffalo’s Hall of Fame in February of 2023.

In 2022, Roosevelt served as the Wide Receiver’s Coach at Hilbert College, a Division III school located in Hamburg, New York.

Off the football field, Roosevelt enjoys writing and recording music.