|Country of Birth||United States|
|Birthday||June 14, 1992 (age 26)|
|Previous Role(s)||Bot Laner|
|Soloqueue IDs||v8 Cop, Crs Cop, EU Cop, Entheomancer, David Roberson, KingWill84, crs goompa, kittenZcuddler53, GV Cop|
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David "Cop" Roberson is a coach for FlyQuest.
David "Cop" Roberson is originally from Jacksonville, Florida in the USA. Cop got his start when a player named Vixerox introduced him to Entheomancer who subbed with Cop in Oh God Bears before joining a start-up team called TeamSF. After leaving TeamSF, Cop spent time as a sub for multiple teams, including unRestricted, v8 Esports, and Blight Gaming before finally joining Curse Gaming.
On December 20 Cop stepped into the starting roster of Team Curse in the role of AD Carry. He played his first major tournaments with Curse at IEM Kiev and IEM Hanover on January 22 and March 10. At IEM Kiev the team went 1-3 in the group stage, defeating White Lotus but losing to SK Gaming and Team SoloMid. At Hanover, Curse went 2-3 in groups and advanced to the quarterfinals but then lost 2-0 to CLG. In April 2012 at IPL 4, the team once again placed 5th/6th, defeating Epik Gamer 2-0 in round one, but losing to Team SoloMid 2-0 in the second round and then finally eliminated by Monomaniac 2-1 in the loser's bracket.
In May Curse underwent roster changes setting the roster of Cop, Nyjacky, Elementz, Saintvicious and Westrice for theMLG 2012 - Spring Championship, where the newly reformed team was able to place 7th/8th. On August 26, Curse won the 2012 MLG Pro Circuit/Summer/Championship, beating Dignitas in the best of 5 finals 3-2. However, both teams were disqualified by MLG and Riot for violating MLG's Official Pro Circuit Conduct Rules: "competitors may not intentionally Forfeit a Game or conspire to manipulate Rankings or Brackets." No prize money or circuit points were awarded to either teams.
On August 20, Curse would compete in the North American Regional Season 2 World Championship Qualifier, but failed to qualify, placing 4th, losing to Counter Logic Gaming in the 3rd place match.
Cop with Curse started off the Spring Season of the NA LCS Spring Season strong. They didn't drop a single game, up until week 4, when they lost their first game to Dignitas. Despite that loss, and having a rough rest of the season, Curse still finished 2nd, securing their spot in the Spring Playoffs along with their spot in the Summer Season of the NA LCS. Despite having a roster change right before the Playoffs, Curse went on to place 4th in the Spring Playoffs.
On the eve of the Summer Season, Team Curse announced the huge news that they would be filling their support role by EU ex-Gambit Gaming member Edward, who was the EU LCS All Star at the time. Despite the huge roster acquisition, Curse had a shaky Summer season, fighting hard to stay in the middle of the pack. They ended the season 13-15 in a 4th spot place going into NA LCS Summer Playoffs. They first faced off against Team Dignitas and winning their first game in a dominating fashion, although losing the consecutive 2 games, therefore having to play CLG for the 5th spot decider. Curse was unable to best CLG in the set losing 0-2, and were sent to relegation to play for their spot back in the Season 4 Spring Promotion.
In October 2013, it would be announced Team Curse would change its roster in a major way after disappointing results at the end of Season 3. Cop would move to a sub position while also joining the Team LoLPro roster. However, by October 14, Cop had returned to the main roster of Team Curse.
Curse's starting roster for the Spring split consisted of Cop, Quas, IWDominate, Voyboy, and Zekent. During the split Saintvicious, and later Bunny FuFuu would play support. Curse finished the split in fifth place, behind Team Dignitas and ahead of Team Coast,ending up passing Dignitas in the playoffs to end the season in fourth place.
The roster that played in the LCS Summer Split was Cop, Quas, IWDominate, Voyboy, and Xpecial. Curse finished fourth in both the regular season and the Playoffs after beating Counter Logic Gaming in the quarterfinals and going on to lose to both Cloud9 and LMQ.
On September 19, after the summer LCS was over, Cop was removed from the starting roster of Team Curse and moved to become the AD Carry for Curse Academy.
The team had been given a seed into the Spring Expansion tournament as a result of their participation in the Promotion Tournament. With a roster of Hauntzer, Saintvicious, Keane, Cop, and Bunny FuFuu, they beat compLexity.White 2-0 in the online stage and then advanced to the offline tournament, where they defeated Coast 3-1 and then Team Fusion 3-1, qualifying for the spring season. However, due to the one-team-per-organization rule, the roster was sold and became known as Gravity.
Gravity finished the spring round robin with a 10-8 record in fifth place. In the quarterfinals, they lost 1-3 to Team Impulse and earned 10 Championship Points for the season. After the conclusion of the split, Cop stepped down from the starting roster of the team and moved to a coaching role; he was replaced by Altec. Upon stepping down, he stated that he had been considering retiring from professional play for over six months prior.
After being first place in weeks 7 and 8, Gravity ended the Summer Season in 4th place after a tiebreaker loss against Team Impulse. In the playoffs, Cop and Gravity lost their quarterfinal against Team SoloMid, leaving them with a year-long total of 30 Championship Points, and qualifying for the regional finals in fifth place. They lost immediately in the gauntlet after winning the first two games, getting reverse swept by Cloud9, who went on to qualify to Worlds.
- His sister is also a pro gamer who plays Shootmania as part of the Frag Dolls.
- Finished the Season 3 NA LCS Spring Season with an 8.7 KDA, the highest of any player in North America.
- Received 0 LCS Allstar votes from other pro players in 2014.
- Known for his skill with Miss Fortune and Corki.
- The name "Cop" comes from his wish to have a short name for Heroes of Newerth. He randomly typed three letters words until one set worked.
- His favorite champion is Corki.
- Cop is half Korean.
- Frequently uses the Officer Caitlyn skin in tournaments as a reference to his name.
- Was criticized for his passive play but when Edward came to Curse, he drastically changed his play style and improved immensely.
- Achieved his 500th career kill in the LCS in the first week of the 2015 NA LCS Spring Split with Gravity.
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As a Coach
- March 17, Cop: ‘The new meta is going to be the biggest thing for teams in the next coming weeks’ With Yahoo!
- April 5, Cop on Dignitas' growth: 'Our in-game communication was really weak when I joined the team but since then it’s improved a ton' With The Score Esports
- September 6, Dignitas's Cop and Keane on Ego and the Gauntlet with Cass Marshall on Red Bull Esports
- September 11, Cop: 'There was a period where we got overconfident... we just didn't put enough time in practice' with Travis Gafford
- February 17, Cop on bringing kfo into the Echo Fox fold and breaking his team out of meta picks with theScore
- April 20, Cop and Xpecial in Vegas: Former teammates discuss their current relationship with Yahoo!
- July 10, Cop and Saintvicious on Cop's role as Apex Trial Coach: 'Ready to go on stage if Saint dies of old age' with Yahoo!
- July 13, Cop diagnoses Apex’s issue: 'From what I've seen it’s just a lot of tilt...hopefully I can fix that' with theScore
- January 24, 1v1: Cop on the Gravity house, facing Piglet, and Anime Art Collections (video) with onGamers
- February 15, Cop on defeating his former team and facing off against Piglet (video) with onGamers
- February 24, NA LCS 2015: Cop "I think [Gravity is] the best team atmosphere I've ever been with." (video) with SK Gaming
- March 20, League Legacies: GV Cop with Azubu
- March 21, NA LCS 2015: Cop "[Keane] plays so much solo queue that he can play pretty much anything" (video) with SK Gaming
- April 3, Cop on Finishing Ahead of his Old Team and his Own Style of Dress with onGamers
- June 14, Cop on Replacing LS as GV Head Coach and His Coaching Style with GameSpot
- July 15, Bunny and Cop Talk Cop's Coaching Style: "When it's a best of 5 we're going to have 5 cheeses" with GameSpot
- February 17, Cop talks about relationships with past support players and who let the dogs out (video) with onGamers
- June 15, Cop reflects on his birthday weekend in LCS (video) with onGamers
- July 5, Team Curse Cop: "We're getting a lot stronger." (video) with Azubu
- July 9, Curse's Cop Talks About the Past, Future, and the Quest to be the Best with esportsmax
- August 24, Team Curse Quas & Cop: Wards & Shrimp Sox (video) with Azubu
- August 29, Cop on facing Cloud9 at Pax (video) with onGamers
- December 13, Cop talks about climbing back up the 'LCS Mountain' (video) with onGamers
- December 14, NA Expansion: Cop "BunnyFuFu will pull me into scary situations" (video) with SK Gaming
- January 13, Crs Cop & Elementz DUO BOT AMA with Reddit
- February 15, Cop - I could become the best AD Carry, just takes practice (video) with Gamespot
- March 17, MLG 2013 League of Legends: Crs Cop of Team Curse Gaming Extended Pre-Game Interview (video) with Ultness
- April 1, Cop the Immortal talks about being Eternal (video) with GameSpot
- April 11, LCS Week 9 Day 1 - Curse Cop "I buy Statikk Shiv to shoot lightning." (video) with Leaguepedia
- April 12, League of Legends LCS WK9 - Cop - CRS vs. coL (video) with MachinimaVS
- June 30, Curse Edward and Cop: "My Blitz is better than [Daydreamin's]." (video) with Leaguepedia
- July 18, Interview with Curse Cop "Edward's aggressive playstyle forced me to shift my play... I would be more farmed and carry harder" with Team Dignitas
- August 13, Practicing Chemistry - EDward & Cop (video) with MachinimaVS
- August 16, Cop talks about Curse getting their Groove Back with GameSpot
- November 16, Team Curse talks about new roster with LoL eSports
- December 22, 2014 Spring Promotion Tournament: Cop of Curse (video) with Leaguepedia
- June 9, Crs Cop - MLG Anaheim Day One (video) with State of the League
- August 9, Crs Cop AMA TIME with Reddit
- August 12, Crs Cop - IPL San Fran Facedown Interview (video) with State of the League
- August 25, Pluto interviewing Cop and Westrice in Bed (video) with Reign of Gaming
- August 30, Crs Cop Interview with MonteCristo - NA Regionals (video) with ggChronicle
- September 19, in2LOL Interviews Curse Cop with in2LOL
- October 4, S2 finals - Westrice and Cop interviewed (video) with SK Gaming
- November 2, MLG Dallas - Pluto Interviews Curse Cop (video) with Reign of Gaming
- November 10, Curse Cop at Lone Star Clash II (video) with CyberSportsNetwork
- November 30, IPL5 CURSE NA Voyboy and Cop Interview (video) with IGN ProLeague
- December 1, IPL 5 Panky interviews Creaton and Cop with Reign of Gaming
- December 1, IPL5 Day 3 - Rhux and Cop Interview (video) with IGN ProLeague
- December 2, IPL5 Cop Interview (video) with IGN ProLeague
- March 5, Silent Immortality: The Curious Case of Cop by Volamel on Esports Heaven
- May 19, Don't Call Him "Just Consistent": Cop's Rise to the Top from Gold Per 10
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- IEM Season VI - Kiev: Curse Gaming Groupstage Results esl-world.net
- IEM Season VI - Hanover: Curse Gaming Groupstage Results esl-world.net
- IEM Season VI - Hanover: Curse Gaming Playoff Results esl-world.net
- An Important Message Regarding MLG Summer Championship League of Legends majorleaguegaming.com
- 2012 Pro Circuit Conduct Rules majorleaguegaming.com
- Team Coast's Facebook Post twitter.com
- Curse Academy Roster for LCS Expansion Tournament teamcurse.net
- Gravity Gaming's Facebook post facebook.com
- Cop's ask.fm answer ask.fm
- NBA Legend Rick Fox Purchases ‘League of Legends’ Franchise breitbart.com
- Roster page of Echo Fox lolesports.com
- Echo Fox and David 'Cop' Roberson Part Ways echofox.gg
- Cop AMA reddit.com
- Cop AMA reddit.com
- Cop: 500 Kills and counting lolesports.com