Gary Roberts coached football at Neville from 1982 through 1996. Known as “Midnight,” he assisted on the 1983, 1984, and 1995 State Championship football teams. He also coached Tiger Baseball from 1985 through 1993. In 1992, he was recognized as the 5A Louisiana Baseball Coach of the Year. In 2007, Coach Roberts was inducted into the University of Louisiana Monroe Sports Hall of Fame. Roberts played both football and baseball for Neville High School in 1973 and 1974.