Waylon Roberson joins the Bemidji State coaching staff in March of 2021 as the interior defensive line coach.
Roberson joins the Beavers after serving as a youth combine assistant since 2019 and a playing career as a defensive tackle at Arkansas State University from 2015-17 and New Mexico Military Institute from 2013-14.
Most recently, Roberson taught lifting techniques to youth participants at the Ralvis Training Facility. He helped teach a variety of skills to developing defensive linemen.
As a member of the Arkansas State football program, Roberson was a two-year starter who totaled 86 tackles, 9.0 tackles for a loss, 3.0 sacks, one forced fumble, one pass break up and one blocked kick in 15 games played for the Red Wolves. He earned Lindy's and Phil Steele's Second Team Preseason All-Sun Belt Conference and Athlon Sports Preseason Third Team All-Sun Belt Conference honors prior to his senior season. Roberson was also a member of the Athletic Director's List, awarded to student-athletes who excelled in the classroom and on the field.
During his career with the New Mexico Military Institute football team, Roberson was an All-Western States Football League Second Team selection as a defensive tackle and named team MVP as a sophomore. Through 20 games played, he totaled 62 tackles, 4.0 tackles for a loss, 1.5 sacks, one blocked kick and one pass breakup.
Roberson earned his bachelor's degree in interdisciplinary studies with an emphasis in business, marketing and communications in 2017 from Arkansas State.