- This article is about the football player. For the actor, see Roger Robinson (actor). For the poet see Roger Robinson (poet).
|Date of birth:||April 22, 1982|
|Place of birth:||Paramount, CA|
|College:||Utah State and Northern Arizona|
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Played as the featured back of the 2006 World Bowl champions Frankfurt Galaxy, where he set the single season rushing record with 1,087 yards, topping former NFL Europe RB Mike Green with 1,057 yards in 2001. He also set the record for most 100 yards games in a season (7) despite only playing in 9 games. Robinson outgained his nearest rival in NFLE by well over 300 yrds.
Robinson was waived by the Arizona Cardinals in August 2006 and put on injured reserve as an injury settlement could not be concluded. Robinson turned down an offer for the 2007 NFLE season and turned down a CFL offer. Robinson did not receive a tendered offer from the new coaching staff of the Cardinals in 2007 and became a free agent in March.
At Utah State University Robinson started out his college career as a running back for the Aggies; he was recruited out of Apple Valley, California in 1999 under then head Coach Dave Arslanian. Robinson, who played for the Aggies under coach Mick Dennehy from 2000–2002, quit the team on September 22, 2002. At Utah State, Robinson was part of a talented group of players on offense who included teammates Kevin Curtis who currently plays in the NFL as a Wide Receiver for the Philadelphia Eagles, Tight End Chris Cooley of the Washington Redskins, and record setting Quarterback Jose Fuentes.
Robinson transferred to Northern Arizona University in 2003 where he played running back during the 2003 and 2004 seasons.
Robinson married his high school sweetheart, Ashley Fonville. Robinson also changed his last name from Fernandez to Robinson while attending college at Utah State University to honor his adoptive father. He is now a Youth Leader at First Baptist Church of Mesa, Arizona. He has four siblings, David, Daniel, Rueben, and Emily.
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