Patrick Robinson (cornerback)

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Patrick Robinson
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Robinson in the 2012 NFL season.
No. 28  San Diego Chargers
Position: Cornerback
Personal information
Date of birth: (1987-09-07) September 7, 1987 (age 27)
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
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
  • All-ACC Honorable Mention (2007)
  • Second-team All-ACC (2009)
Career NFL statistics as of 2014
Tackles: 180
Pass deflections: 46
Interceptions: 9
Stats at NFL.com

Patrick Robinson (born September 7, 1987) is an American football cornerback for the San Diego Chargers of the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the New Orleans 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 was a two-sport star in football and track. 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.

Robinson was also a track star. He took third in the 200-meter dash at the FHSAA 2A Championships with a personal-best time of 21.05 seconds. He placed fourth at the state meet in the 100m with a time of 10.77. He ran a 21.70 in the prelims of the 200m before taking third at the regional meet. He also won the district title in the 100m (11.00) and 200m (22.30). His best time in the 100-meter dash was 10.65 seconds in the prelims at the regional meet.

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.

He also ran track at Florida State in 2007. He scored points at the ACC meet by running a seventh place 22.16 in the finals of the 200m. He posted a collegiate-best of 22.06 seconds during the prelims. He notched a career-best time of 6.83 seconds to take 10th during the prelims of the 60-meter dash at the ACC Championships.[2]

Professional career[edit]

2010 NFL Draft[edit]

Robinson was drafted 32nd overall by the New Orleans Saints in the 2010 NFL Draft.[3]

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)[4][5]

New Orleans Saints[edit]

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.[6]

San Diego Chargers[edit]

on March 19, 2015, Robinson signed a one year $2 million contract with the San Diego Chargers.[7]

NFL stats[edit]

Year Team GP COMB TOTAL AST SACK FF FR FR YDS INT IR YDS AVG IR LNG TD PD
2010 NO 11 28 26 2 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
2011 NO 15 47 38 9 0.0 0 0 0 4 31 8 25 0 15
2012 NO 16 64 53 11 1.0 1 0 0 3 99 33 99 1 18
2013 NO 2 2 1 1 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2014 NO 14 39 32 7 0.0 0 0 0 2 2 1 2 0 11
Career 58 180 150 30 1.0 1 0 0 9 132 15 99 1 46

[8]

Key

  • GP: games played
  • COMB: combined tackles
  • TOTAL: total tackles
  • AST: assisted tackles
  • SACK: sacks
  • FF: forced fumbles
  • FR: fumble recoveries
  • FR YDS: fumble return yards
  • INT: interceptions
  • IR YDS: interception return yards
  • AVG IR: average interception return
  • LNG: longest interception return
  • TD: interceptions returned for touchdown
  • PD: passes defensed

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