Brian Robiskie

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Brian Robiskie
Free agent
Wide receiver
Personal information
Date of birth: (1987-12-03) December 3, 1987 (age 26)
Place of birth: Los Angeles, California
Height: 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) Weight: 212 lb (96 kg)
Career information
High school: Chagrin Falls (OH)
College: Ohio State
NFL Draft: 2009 / Round: 2 / Pick: 36
Debuted in 2009 for the Cleveland Browns
Career history
Career NFL statistics as of 2012
Receptions 43
Receiving yards 485
Touchdowns 4
Stats at

Brian Robiskie (born December 3, 1987) is an American football wide receiver who last played for the Atlanta Falcons of the National Football League (NFL). He was originally selected by the Cleveland Browns in the second round of the 2009 NFL Draft and has also been a member of the Jacksonville Jaguars and Detroit Lions. Robiskie played collegiately at Ohio State.

Early years[edit]

Robiskie was born in Los Angeles, California, and grew up in the Cleveland, Ohio area, where his father was a Cleveland Browns assistant coach.[1] He attended Chagrin Falls High School, where he set numerous school records as a wide receiver.[2]

College career[edit]

Robiskie played college football at Ohio State. He saw little playing time in his freshman and sophomore season at Ohio State, but caught the winning touchdown pass in Ohio State's annual rivalry game with Michigan in 2006, and was named a starter his junior season. His performance in the 2007 season helped the Buckeyes advance to the 2008 BCS National Championship Game. Robiskie's receptions and yards were down in the 2008 season with new freshman quarterback Terrelle Pryor at the helm, but he was still a highly touted prospect coming into the 2009 NFL Draft.

Professional career[edit]

The Cleveland Browns selected Robiskie in the second round of the 2009 NFL Draft, the 36th overall pick. On November 1, 2011, Robiskie was waived by the Browns in order to clear a roster slot to sign running back Thomas Clayton.[3]

Robiskie was claimed off waivers by the Jacksonville Jaguars on November 2, 2011,[4] and was released on September 10, 2012.

Robiskie was signed by the Detroit Lions on October 24, 2012, and appeared in 6 games for them.[5] He was released by the Lions on April 8, 2013,[6] re-signed on April 15,[7][8] and cut again by the Lions on June 24.[9]

Robiskie was signed by the Atlanta Falcons on October 10, 2013, following a season ending injury to Julio Jones. He was released on November 26.

Career statistics[edit]

Robiskie's career NFL statistics, through 2012, are:[5]

Season Team GP Rec Yds Avg Long TD
2009 Cleveland Browns 11 7 106 15.1 43 0
2010 Cleveland Browns 14 29 310 10.7 46T 3
2011 Cleveland Browns 6 3 25 8.3 14 0
2011 Jacksonville Jaguars 0 0 0 0 0 0
2012 Jacksonville Jaguars 0 0 0 0 0 0
2012 Detroit Lions 6 4 44 7.3 21 1
Career 37 43 485 11.3 46T 4


Robiskie is the son of Atlanta Falcons wide receivers coach Terry Robiskie.[10] Younger brothers Andrew Robiskie (Oakland Raiders) and Kyle Robiske (Western Illinois Leathernecks) following in the family footsteps set by father Terry Robiskie who was drafted by the Oakland Raiders.


  1. ^ Brian Robiskie at
  2. ^ Brian Robiskie Biography - The Ohio State Buckeyes Official Athletics Site -
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  4. ^ "Brian Robiskie". Jacksonville Jaguars. Archived from the original on December 21, 2012. Retrieved December 21, 2012. 
  5. ^ a b "Brian Robiskie". Cleveland Browns. Archived from the original on April 8, 2013. Retrieved April 8, 2013. 
  6. ^ McCosky, Chris (April 8, 2013). "Lions cut receiver Brian Robiskie". The Detroit News. Retrieved April 8, 2013. 
  7. ^ Brian Robiskie returns to Lions
  8. ^ "Lions re-sign RB Joique Bell". Associated Press. April 15, 2013. Retrieved April 15, 2013. 
  9. ^ Monarrez, Carlos (June 24, 2013). "Detroit Lions add safety Chris Hope, release receiver Brian Robiskie". The Detroit Free Press. Retrieved June 26, 2013. 
  10. ^ "Trash-talking Falcons father doesn't faze Lions' Brian Robiskie". Detroit News. December 21, 2012. Retrieved December 21, 2012. 

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