Patrick Robinson (cornerback)

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Patrick Robinson
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Robinson in the 2012 NFL season.
No. 21     New Orleans Saints
Cornerback
Personal information
Date of birth: (1987-09-07) September 7, 1987 (age 26)
Place of birth: Miami, Florida
Height: 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m) Weight: 191 lb (87 kg)
Career information
High school: Miami (FL) Gulliver Prep
College: Florida State
NFL Draft: 2010 / Round: 1 / Pick: 32
Debuted in 2010 for the New Orleans Saints
Career history
Roster status: Reserve/Injured
Career highlights and awards
  • All-ACC Honorable Mention (2007)
  • Second-team All-ACC (2009)
Career NFL statistics as of Week 4, 2013
Tackles 141
Pass deflections 35
Interceptions 7
Stats at NFL.com

Patrick Robinson (born September 7, 1987) is an American football cornerback for the New Orleans Saints of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Saints in the first round of the 2010 NFL Draft. He played college football at Florida State.

Early years[edit]

Robinson attended South Miami High School before attending Gulliver Preparatory School. He played both defensive back and wide receiver. As a senior he had 11 interceptions on defense and ten touchdowns on offense. As a junior he had 32 receptions for 491 yards and six touchdowns on offense and eight interceptions on defense.

Considered a four-star recruit by Rivals.com, Robinson was listed as the No. 16 cornerback prospect in the nation.[1] He chose Florida State over Florida and Minnesota.

College career[edit]

Robinson attended Florida State University from 2006 to 2009. As a freshman in 2006, he played in 12 of 13 games and recording 11 tackles. He also blocked a PAT attempt that was returned for a touchdown by Tony Carter, making it first time in school history blocked PAT had been returned for a touchdown. As a sophomore in 2007 he started five of 12 games, recording 27 tackles and a team leading six interceptions. During the season he set the school record for consecutive games with an interception with five. As a junior in 2008 he started eight of 13 games, recording 26 tackles and one interception. As a senior in 2009 he recorded 46 tackles.

Professional career[edit]

2010 NFL Draft[edit]

Robinson was drafted 32nd overall by the New Orleans Saints in the 2010 NFL Draft.[2]

Pre-draft measurables
Ht Wt Arm length Hand size 40-yd dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert Broad BP
5 ft 11 18 in 190 lb 30 12 in 8 14 in 4.46 s 1.50 s 2.53 s 6.78 s 39 in 10 ft 2 in 15 reps
All values from NFL combine (no shuttles, choice)[3][4]

Robinson and the Saints agreed to a five-year contract on July 29, 2010. On November 5, 2012, Robinson intercepted a pass from Michael Vick of the Philadelphia Eagles and returned it 99 yards for a touchdown, tying a Saints record set by retired safety Darren Sharper.

In 2013, Robinson sustained a serious injury to his patella during the Saints' second game; on September 18, 2013, he was placed on the injured reserve list, ending his season.[5]

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