Robinson in 2013.
|No. 21 Minnesota Vikings|
|Date of birth:||January 8, 1991|
|Place of birth:||Sunrise, FL|
|Height:||5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)|
|Weight:||199 lb (90 kg)|
|High school:||Plantation (FL)|
|NFL draft:||2012 / Round: 3 / Pick: 66|
|Career highlights and awards|
Career NFL statistics as of 2014
|Stats at NFL.com|
Joshua Robinson (born January 8, 1991) is an American football cornerback for the Minnesota Vikings of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football for the University of Central Florida. Robinson earned numerous Freshman All-American honors in 2009, and was regarded as one of the best cornerbacks in his class. He was selected by the Vikings in the 3rd round of the 2012 NFL Draft, with the 66th overall selection.
Robinson attended Plantation High School in Plantation, Florida. He played wide receiver, running back and cornerback for the Colonels. He was coached by Steve Davis. As a junior, he posted 15 catches for 286 yards and two touchdowns, while also rushing for 136 yards and amassing three touchdowns on kick returns. He recorded 18 receptions for 364 yards during an injury-filled senior year. He was selected for the Dade-Broward All-Star Game
Robinson was also a standout athlete for the school's track team. At the 2008 BCAA North Central Prelims, he placed 4th in the 100 meters, with a career-best time of 10.77 seconds, in addition to a 2nd place in the 200 meters, with another career-best time of 21.61 seconds. He also competed in long jump.
Robinson attended the University of Central Florida, and he played for the UCF Knights football team. He started 35 of his 38 career games played. He earned 1st-Team All-Conference USA as a sophomore and junior while garnering 2nd-Team honors as a true freshman. He set the UCF freshman record with 6 interceptions as a true freshman in 2009 and his 6 picks tied for 2nd in the Golden Knights’ single-season records. He notched 10 career interceptions, good for 5th in UCF history and his 147 career interception return yards ranks 8th in school history. He notched 15 passes defensed as a junior, which tied for 2nd in UCF history in a season. He also scored 3 career touchdowns.
|Ht||Wt||Arm length||Hand size||40-yd dash||10-yd split||20-yd split||20-ss||3-cone||Vert||Broad||BP|
|5 ft 10 in||199 lb||33 1⁄2 in||9 3⁄8 in||4.33 s||1.48 s||2.49 s||3.97 s||6.55 s||38.5 in||11 ft 1 in||17 reps|
|All values from NFL Combine|
- "2009 CFN All-Freshman Defensive Team". College Football News. December 8, 2009.
- "AON Insurance/FWAA Freshman All-America Team". Football Writers Association of America. January 7, 2010.
- "Josh Robinson talks about his 2012 Draft Prospects". NFL Draft Geek.
- Lourie, Steven. "Minnesota Vikings 2012 Draft Grades". Retrieved 2012-04-28.
- "Vikings sign third-round CB Robinson".
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