Courtney Robinson

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Courtney Robinson
Free Agent
Cornerback
Personal information
Date of birth: (1986-12-07) December 7, 1986 (age 27)
Place of birth: Boynton Beach, Florida
Height: 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m) Weight: 200 lb (91 kg)
Career information
College: Massachusetts
Undrafted in 2009
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
  • Second-team All-A-10 (2006)
  • 2× First-team All-CAA (2007–2008)
Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2009
Tackles --
Interceptions --
Pass deflections --
Stats at NFL.com

Courtney Lamar Robinson (born December 7, 1986) is an American football cornerback who is currently a free agent. He was signed by the Philadelphia Eagles as an undrafted free agent in 2009. He played college football at Massachusetts. As of September 2011, Robinson has been substitute teaching in Hartford Connecticut.

Robinson has also been a member of the Saskatchewan Roughriders.

Early years[edit]

Robinson attended Atlantic Community High School in Delray Beach, Florida and was a team captain on football and track and field teams. He was a first team all-county pick and honorable mention all area on defense. He was a letterman in basketball, baseball and track.

College career[edit]

Connecticut[edit]

After high school, Robinson was offered a scholarship to play college football for the University of Connecticut.[1]

As a freshman, he played in 11 games. He made 11 tackles and returned four kickoffs for 95 yards.

Massachusetts[edit]

Robinson transferred from the University of Connecticut to the University of Massachusetts Amherst in 2006.

In his sophomore season, Robinson had a kickoff return average of 21.4 yards per game. On defense, he made 18 tackles with two interceptions, a fumble recovery and a tackle for loss. He was named to the Atlantic 10 second-team as a kick returner.

In his junior season, Robinson had an average of 26.1 yards per kickoff return with 19 returns for 495 yards. On defense, he started the last nine games of the season at cornerback. He made 48 tackles and three interceptions for 39 yards. He also defending nine passes and had 3.5 tackles for loss. In the season opener against Holy Cross, Robinson returned Massachusetts’ first kickoff return for a touchdown since Richard Jenkins did it in 1982. The return was also the third longest in University of Massachusetts Amherst history (100 yards). He was named 2007 CAA first team Cornerback and third team Kick Returner.

As a senior, Robinson earned first team All-Conference honors, and his 1,388 career kickoff return yardage is first all-time at Massachusetts. His career kickoff return average placed him fifth for Massachusetts all-time with 23.8 yards. He made 35 tackles with a sack and 11 defended passes. He returned 18 kicks for 404 yards for a 22.4 average. He would have been fourth in the CAA in kick return average yardage with 22.4 yards, but did not have enough returns to qualify.

Professional career[edit]

Philadelphia Eagles[edit]

Robinson was signed by the Philadelphia Eagles after being undrafted in the 2009 NFL Draft on April 27, 2009.[2] He was waived on August 4.

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