Roaf played his college football at Louisiana Tech, before coming to the Saints organization. He spent his first nine seasons (1993-2001) in the NFL with the Saints.
He became a starter at offensive tackle his rookie season and never looked back.
In his second season, Roaf was selected to the Pro Bowl for the first of seven consecutive times with the Saints.
In 2002, Roaf went to the Kansas City Chiefs and was selected to the Pro Bowl in all four of his seasons (2002-2005) with the Chiefs before retiring.