Patrick Robinson (cornerback)
Robinson in the 2012 NFL season.
|No. 26 San Diego Chargers|
|Date of birth:||September 7, 1987|
|Place of birth:||Miami, Florida|
|Height:||5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)|
|Weight:||191 lb (87 kg)|
|High school:||Miami (FL) Gulliver Prep|
|NFL draft:||2010 / Round: 1 / Pick: 32|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NFL statistics as of Week 6, 2015|
|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.
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.
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.
2010 NFL Draft
|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 1⁄8 in||190 lb||30 1⁄2 in||8 1⁄4 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)|
New Orleans Saints
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.
San Diego Chargers
On March 19, 2015, Robinson signed a one-year, $2 million contract with the San Diego Chargers. In the 2015 season opener against the Detroit Lions, he caught an interception and returned it for 27 yards, setting up a Chargers touchdown.
|Year||Team||GP||COMB||TOTAL||AST||SACK||FF||FR||FR YDS||INT||IR YDS||AVG IR||LNG||TD||PD|
- 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
- Rivals.com 2006 cornerback prospect ratings
- Saints select CB Patrick Robinson in the 1st Round
- "Patrick Robinson Combine Profile", NFL.com, retrieved April 3, 2010.
- "Patrick Robinson Draft Profile", NFLDraftScout.com.
- Katherine Terrell, "New Orleans Saints place cornerback Patrick Robinson on injured reserve", Times-Picayune, September 18, 2013.
- Bolts Continue to Bolster Secondary; Sign Patrick Robinson
- "Patrick Robinson Stats". ESPN. ESPN Internet Ventures. Retrieved 13 March 2015.