James Robinson (gridiron football)
|Date of birth:December 6, 1982|
|Place of birth: Fort Lauderdale, Florida|
|College: Butler C.C.|
|Debuted in 2005 for the Miami Morays|
|Roster status: Active|
Career NFL statistics
Career CFL statistics as of 2009
Career Arena football statistics as of 2013
|Stats at CFL.ca|
|Stats at ArenaFan.com|
James Robinson (December 6, 1982 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida) is an American football wide receiver who is currently a free agent. He was signed as by the Miami Morays as a street free agent in 2005. He played college football at Butler Community College.
Robinson has also been a member of the Florida Frenzy, Las Vegas Gladiators, South Georgia Wildcats, Kansas City Brigade, Miami Dolphins, Washington Redskins, Cleveland Browns, Toronto Argonauts, Saskatchewan Roughriders and Pittsburgh Power.
- 1 Professional career
- 1.1 Florida Frenzy
- 1.2 Las Vegas Gladiators
- 1.3 South Georgia Wildcats
- 1.4 First stint with Argonauts
- 1.5 Kansas City Brigade
- 1.6 Second stint with Argonauts
- 1.7 Miami Dolphins
- 1.8 First stint with Browns
- 1.9 Washington Redskins
- 1.10 Second stint with Browns
- 1.11 Third stint with Argonauts
- 1.12 Saskatchewan Roughriders
- 1.13 Pittsburgh Power
- 2 References
- 3 External links
After finishing his collegiate career at Butler Community College, Robinson signed with the Florida Frenzy of the National Indoor Football League in 2005. He appeared in every game for the Frenzy through the 2006 season.
Las Vegas Gladiators
South Georgia Wildcats
First stint with Argonauts
On September 23, 2007, Robinson signed a practice roster agreement with the Toronto Argonauts of the Canadian Football League, remaining there for the duration of the season.
Kansas City Brigade
Second stint with Argonauts
In 2008, Robinson played in 13 games for the Argonauts, catching 25 receptions for 381 yards and 1 touchdown. His best performance came in week 4 of the 2008 Toronto Argonauts season when he hauled in 10 catches for 194 yards including scoring a 90-yard touchdown. He was released by the team on August 5, 2009, after the Argonauts re-signed P. K. Sam.
Robinson was signed by the Miami Dolphins on August 10, 2009. He was waived by the Dolphins during final cuts on September 5, but re-signed to the team's practice squad the following day. He was released from the practice squad on November 4.
First stint with Browns
Robinson was signed to the Cleveland Browns' practice squad on November 19, 2009. He was released on December 1.
Robinson was signed to the Washington Redskins' practice squad on December 9. After his contract expired following the season, Robinson was re-signed to a future contract on January 5, 2010.
He was waived on May 3, 2010.
Second stint with Browns
Robinson signed with the Cleveland Browns on June 3, 2010.
Third stint with Argonauts
On June 25, 2010, it was announced that Robinson had rejoined the team and had agreed to a practice roster spot. He was released by the team on June 24, 2011.
On July 12, 2011, Robinson signed with the Saskatchewan Roughriders of the Canadian Football League. After one season with the team, he was released on February 10, 2012.
Robinson was signed by the Pittsburgh Power on November 8, 2012. However, due to injuries, he did not make his debut with the team until May 11, 2013. In that game against the Philadelphia Soul, he made 6 catches for 84 yards and 4 touchdowns, resulting in him being named the J. Lewis Small Playmaker of the Game.
- "Argos add two on offence and one on defence". Toronto Argonauts Football Club. 2008-05-07. Retrieved 2009-08-10.
- Zelkovich, Chris (2008-07-01). "Robinson a diamond in the rough". Toronto Star. Retrieved 2009-08-10.
- The Canadian Press (2008-07-20). "Joseph's late TD rallies Argos to win over Eskimos". Toronto Star. Retrieved 2009-08-10.
- Beacon, Bill (2009-08-06). "Als, Argos ready for showdown". Toronto Sun. Retrieved 2009-08-10.[dead link]
- http://www.argonauts.ca/article/2010-practice-roster-announcement 2010 practice roster announcement
- Riders Add Three Running Backs