SUPER BOWL: Roberts family going Bowl-ing again

PORT NECHES — Atlanta holds a special place in Stephanie Roberts’ heart.

The city, not the Falcons.

“I had asked [my son] Elandon, are we going back to Atlanta?” she said. “Because I want to go back to Atlanta. He said, ‘OK, Mama, we’re going back to Atlanta.’”

Atlanta is where Elandon Roberts played his final collegiate game three winters ago. Elandon helped coach Tom Herman’s University of Houston Cougars beat Jimbo Fisher’s Florida State Seminoles 38-24.

“We drove up there, then, and enjoyed the drive,” said Eli Roberts, Stephanie’s husband and Elandon’s father.

That’s how he decided to drive back to Atlanta for Super Bowl 53 — Elandon’s third straight world championship game.

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