Georgia high school QB died from surgery complications


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A high school quarterback in Georgia has died following complications from a medical procedure.

Robbie Roper was a quarterback at Roswell High School, just 25 miles north of Atlanta.

His high school coach told the Atlanta Journal-Constitution that Roper was hospitalized Sunday in Florida for complications following routine surgery.

The coach called Roper a model citizen on and off the field.

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