Roerig attended the Barbizon Modeling and Acting School in Cleveland and went on to participate in the International Model and Talent Association where he signed with his late talent manager.
He graduated Montpelier High School where he was both a football player and a wrestler. Roerig played the role of Casey Hughes on As the World Turns from January 18, 2005 to May 2, 2007. Casey was the son of legacy couple Tom and Margo Hughes, and during his time, Casey was part of a popular couple with Alexandra Chando.
After his departure, Roerig accepted a role on the soap One Life to Live, as Hunter Atwood.
He departed again later that year. Most recently, he portrays Matt Donovan in The Vampire Diaries.