[145] He became the first NCAA athlete to both rush and pass for 200 yards in a game on three separate occasions. ?? [207] After Urban Meyer was hired as the new Jaguars head coach, Robinson moved to the front office, where he served as a college scouting assistant. [22][23], Two weeks later against Eastern Michigan, he ran quarterback draw plays for touchdowns of 13 and 36 yards, though he also threw two interceptions. He added 59 rushing yards on 11 carries for 313 yards of total offense, enough to break Drew Brees' Big Ten single-season total offense record of 4,189 yards. He threw for a career-high 338 passing yards in a come-from-behind victory over Notre Dame in the first night game played at Michigan Stadium. [71], Playing against Indiana in the fifth game of the season, Robinson totaled 494 yards of total offense, the second-highest single-game total in Michigan history. [41] He finished the game with 383 yards of total offense, including 186 passing yards (19 of 22 passing) and 197 rushing yards on 29 carries (6.9 yards per carry). posted fourth-best single season rushing mark in Michigan history made first career start at quarterback vs. Connecticut (Sept. 4), setting school records for total offense (383 yards) and rushing yards by a quarterback (197 yards) Walter Camp Football Foundation National Offensive Player of the Week and Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week following performance against the Huskies carried the ball 29 times for 197 yards and one touchdown and completed 19-of-22 passes for 186 yards and one touchdown against UConn reset the Michigan total offensive record with 502 yards at Notre Dame (accounted for 502 of Michigan's 532 yards); surpassed his school record total of 383 yards set last week against UConn set the U-M record with 68 total offensive plays (28 rushing and 40 passing) vs. ND his 258 rushing yards against the Irish is the best road performance ever for a Wolverine rusher and is the fifth-best single-game effort in school history set career highs in every passing category, completing 24-of-40 passes for 244 yards and one touchdown against the Irish matched his career high with two rushing TDs (87 and 2 yards) vs. ND became the ninth quarterback in NCAA history to rush and pass for 200 yards in a game; last player to accomplish the feat was West Virginia's Pat White against Pittsburgh on Nov. 16, 2006 (220 rushing and 204 passing) broke his own U-M record from last Saturday and the Big Ten record for rushing yards by a quarterback against ND; shattered the league record of 217 yards set by Mike Kafka at Minnesota on Nov. 1, 2008 scored the game-winning touchdown against the Irish on a two-yard run with 27 seconds remaining in regulation led 12-play, 72-yard scoring drive that ended with his two-yard touchdown run for the victory; accounted for all 72 yards with six carries for 17 yards and 5-of-6 passing for 55 yards Walter Camp Football Foundation National Offensive Player of the Week and Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week following performance against the Irish named the Davey O'Brien National Quarterback of the Week, the Rivals.com Big Ten and National Player of the Week and the College Football Performance Award National Player of the Week for his play against ND carried the ball 17 times for 104 yards and one touchdown and completed 10-of-14 passes for 241 yards vs Massachusetts (Sept. 18) completed four passes of 35 yards or more, including a career long 66-yard touchdown pass to Darryl Stonum vs. Massachusetts had thrown 64 completions prior to his first interception of the season vs. Massachusetts recorded five carries for 129 yards and two touchdowns and went 4-for-4 for 60 yards in only nine minutes of action vs. "[40], Robinson did start Michigan's season opener against Connecticut. Robinson participated in the 2013 Senior Bowl at wide receiver. When you visit any web site, it may store or retrieve information on your browser, mostly in the form of cookies. The game was ended with 1:27 left in the third quarter due to inclement weather. [30], Robinson also competed for the Michigan men's track and field team during his freshman year. [6] Deerfield Beach head coach Art Taylor recalled, "As soon as he stepped on that field his sophomore year playing varsity, we knew we had something special. [28][29] His only start of the season came on November 14 as a running back against Wisconsin. He also won the Rivals.com Big Ten Player of the Week and was a nominee for the Capital One Cup Impact Performances of the Week. [19][20] Forcier, who enrolled early and participated in spring practice,[21] was named the starting quarterback, but Robinson saw significant playing time as a true freshman, appearing in all 12 games. Robinson was born in 1990, the son of Thomas Robinson, Sr., and Dorothea Robinson. Denard Robinson was born on September 22, 1990, in Florida. The team's defensive coordinator at the time was former Buffalo Bills defensive back Manny Martin, who was also Robinson's algebra teacher. He broke into the. [73] On the second play of the second half, Robinson threw a 70-yard touchdown pass to Junior Hemingway, the longest of his career, to give Michigan a 2821 lead. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. [91] Robinson was also held to a season-low 68 rushing yards against Purdue. [78] He also ranked fourth in the country with a quarterback rating of 180.[79]. Robinson's shot at the Heisman Trophy was lost with a disappointing performance against Purdue and consecutive blowout losses to Wisconsin and Ohio State. As the ESPN television broadcast focused on his untied shoelaces, Robinson took the snap in the shotgun formation, ran to the right, broke a tackle at the 40-yard line, then cut left and ran 43 yards for a touchdown. Robinson played such an exciting brand of football, finishing his Michigan career with 6,250 passing yards, 4,495 rushing yards and 91 total touchdowns. Matt Miller says he thinks NFL evaluators are happy with Bryce Young's height, weight and hand size. [16] After observing his passing abilities, Michigan recruited Robinson as a quarterback. Subscribe to Stathead Football: Get your first month FREEYour All-Access Ticket to the Pro Football Reference Database. [84] With 191 rushing yards against Penn State, Robinson's season rushing total reached 1,287 yards, breaking Antwaan Randle El's Big Ten record of 1,270 rushing yards by a quarterback. [180] He was selected as a running back when his name was finally called. In the final game of the regular season, Michigan lost by a 30-point margin (377) against Ohio State in The Game. As a dual-threat quarterback, Robinson set the NCAA record for career rushing yards by a quarterback with 4,495 yards on the ground. In the Purdue game, Robinson turned the ball over four times (two interceptions and two lost fumbles) in heavy rain and gusting wind. Robinson totalled 170 yards rushing and earned a share of his fourth Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week recognition for the season. [55][56] His rushing total also ranks as the all-time best in a road game by any Michigan player, regardless of position. "[6] Robinson had Deerfield ahead in the game, 127, but Miami Northwestern completed a 99-yard touchdown drive with 18 seconds left to give them a 1412 win. [citation needed] The league ceased operations in April 2019. On the first play from scrimmage . His performance gave him 3,905 career rushing yards, moving past Antwaan Randle El as the Big Ten career leader in rushing yards by a quarterback. "[49], In his second start at quarterback, Robinson led Michigan to a 2824 win over Notre Dame against its traditional rival. [85], In his ninth start, Robinson passed for a career-high 302 yards and ran for 62 yards against Illinois. In his ninth start, Robinson passed for a career-high 302 yards and ran for 62 yards against Illinois. As Robinson had thrived in Rodriguez's spread offense, the coaching change led to speculation that Robinson may transfer. Denard Robinson Embed This Jaguars, RB Age: 32-105d Exp: 4 Years Drafted: Round 5 (#135 overall), 2013 College: Michigan Agent (s): Element Sports Group - More Jaguars - Inactive Contract Details Career Earnings Transactions Statistics Jaguars - The Athletic Dec 28, 2022 The Athletic NFL Staff [9], In addition, Robinson competed in track for Deerfield Beach. Jacksonville, Florida Area. [189][191] He posted career highs in yards and carries and also scored his first NFL touchdown. Draft: Jacksonville Jaguars in the 5th round (135th overall) of the 2013 NFL Draft. Apr 2013 - Feb 20173 years 11 months. [73] On Michigan's next drive, Robinson aggravated the knee injury sustained the prior week against Bowling Green and came out of the game for the remainder of the drive. Get complete game-by-game stats for running back Denard Robinson on ESPN. [6], In October 2008 against St. Thomas Aquinas High School, Robinson was responsible for six touchdowns in a single game, passing for 342 yards and five touchdowns and rushing for 54 yards and a touchdown. They help us to know which pages are the most and least popular and see how visitors move around the site. In a 3417 loss to Michigan State in the Paul Bunyan Trophy game, Robinson completed 17 of 29 passes for 215 passing yards but threw three interceptions. The Wall Street Journal called Robinson "the breakout star of the young 2010 season" and drew attention to his "absurd rushing totals. 35 overall prospect in the state of Florida by Rivals.com ranked as the eight-best athlete in the country and the 102nd overall prospect by Scouts, Inc. listed as the No. [161] On December 28, 2015, Keenan Reynolds achieved a total of 4,559, surpassing Robinson.[162]. And if he stays healthy, I fully expect him to walk across a stage in New York City in December and take that trophy home. QB Bryce Young, the potential No. These cookies may be set through our site by our advertising partners. [80] He was also limited to 86 rushing yards on 21 carries. [147] The Detroit Free Press called it "the worst game of his Michigan career. [81], One week after the loss to Michigan State, the Wolverines lost to Iowa, 3828. In March 2009, he ran the 100 meters sprint in 10.44 seconds,[10] and finished third in the 100-meter dash at the 2008 Florida 4A Track & Field State Championships. All rights reserved. Martin later recalled that he had an experienced defensive backfield, but Robinson "was always in my ear: 'I can do it. [175], Robinson's 40-yard dash official time of 4.43 was the tenth fastest on February 24 (quarterback, running back and wide receiver day). Former Wolverines quarterback Denard Robinson is returning to Michigan to serve as the program's assistant director of player . This information might be about you, your preferences or your device and is mostly used to make the site work as you expect it to. There are no statistics available for this player. BirthName, Nickname, and . "[31], Robinson won the 60-meter dash in his college track debut in "The Dual" against Ohio State on January 16, 2010. ", "Michigan's Denard Robinson dazzles in win over Notre Dame", "Heisman race? After sustaining two dislocated fingers on his non-throwing hand, Robinson was replaced in the second half by Tate Forcier. [153][154] It also earned him his ninth Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week award, tying a career record set in 1999 by Ron Dayne. [203] Prior to injury, Robinson played in 7 games and had 24 rushes for 66 yards and a touchdown, as well as catching 7 passes for 37 yards. Question, Comment, Feedback, or Correction? With the performance against UMass, Robinson passed Tom Brady on Michigan's all-time passing yardage list. He was named the Big Ten's Offensive Player of the Year in 2010 and earned first-team All-America honors. Browse our online application for MLB, NBA, NFL, NHL, EPL, or MLS player contracts, salaries, transactions, and more. "[6] Concerned about an injury to the football team's quarterback, LaPlante yelled out, "Denard! The browser you are using is no longer supported on this site. [102][103] Robinson was also selected as a first-team All-American by the Football Writers Association of America as a running back,[104] a third-team All-American by the Associated Press as an all-purpose player,[105] and an honorable mention quarterback selection by Sports Illustrated and College Football News. [167] Some suggested that he would have a better chance of being drafted by an NFL team if he switched to cornerback, receiver, running back or kick returner because of his quickness 4.35 in the 40 yard dash. Being that dominant on a football field somehow feels wrong. So let's check out Denard Robinson's personal and public life facts, Wikipedia, bio, spouse, net worth, and career details. His Heisman prospects suffered after three consecutive losses to Michigan State, Iowa and Penn State. Get the latest news, stats, videos, highlights and more about running back Denard Robinson on ESPN. [86] In the second quarter, Robinson also threw a 33-yard touchdown pass to Roundtree and another 75-yard pass to Roundtree to set up Michigan's third touchdown. But there is a shocking resemblance between the diminutive playmakers in their speed, elusiveness and quickness. He earned the nickname 'Shoelace' during his time with the Wolverines. Yeldon. [94] Robinson completed 27 of 41 passes for 254 yards, two touchdowns and one interception. [95] He fell 116 yards short of Tim Biakabutuka's Michigan school record of 1,818 rushing yards. He also set . Personal Denard Xavier Robinson was born September 22, 1990 enrolled in the College of Literature, Science and the Arts, majoring in general studies. I'll be fired in 2 seconds!" [82][83], Michigan's record dropped to 53 with a 4131 loss to Penn State. Robinson appeared in 49 games for the Wolverines and made 37 combined starts at. He currently resides in Florida, United States. He became teammates with Maurice Jones-Drew after being drafted by the Jaguars in 2013. [80] He was also selected by Mark Schlabach as the Offensive MVP in ESPN.com's Mid-Season Awards. Decorated Olympian Michael Phelps was one of many celebrities to publicly show his support for his former school (he attended the University of Michigan as a non-degree candidate while his coach Bob Bowman served as the university's swimming coach), as well as rap artist/celebrity Snoop Dogg, who does not have any ties to the university itself. Denard Robinson, United States Football Player. After Robinson's successful collegiate career, he was voted as the next athlete to be on the cover of NCAA Football 14. He was not invited as a quarterback, but rather as a wide receiver,[173] but he did intend to throw and return kickoffs and punts on his Pro Day. They even rolled his socks over his shoes. "[7], In a 2007 state semifinal game played at the Orange Bowl, Robinson led his team to within two points of upsetting Miami Northwestern, the top-ranked high school team in the country. [178], Robinson was selected by the Jacksonville Jaguars in the 5th round of the 2013 NFL Draft with the 135th overall selection. Was The Hype Real: It would be hard to argue that a player who made it onto the cover of. We don't have much information about He's past relationship and any previous engaged. Robinson was named the starter for the 2010 opener against UConn and picked up 186 passing yards and 197 rushing yards. 1 pick in the 2023 NFL draft, measured 5-foot-10 1/8 and 204 pounds at the NFL scouting combine on Saturday. [132], During Michigan's November 19 victory over Nebraska, Robinson posted 180 yards passing and 83 rushing yards with two rushing touchdowns and two passing touchdowns to earn Co-Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week honors from the conference. [156][157], After suffering an injury and being knocked out of Michigan's game with Nebraska (a 239 loss to the Cornhuskers) on October 27, Robinson returned to the lineup for the last home game of the 2012 season, a 4217 victory over Iowa. DenardRobinson Running Back Follow Birthdate 9/22/1990 College Michigan Draft Info 2013: Rd 5, Pk 135 (JAX) Birthplace Deerfield Beach, FL Career Stats ATT 263 YDS 1,058 TD 5 AVG 4.0 Overview. [57], After the game, Brandon Graham, who played with Robinson at Michigan in 2009 and also played with Michael Vick on the Philadelphia Eagles told reporters that Robinson is even quicker than Vick: "Both of them are pretty fast, I just think Vick's older; he's not really that fast like how Shoelace is. 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For his performance, he was named Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week and received College Football Performance Award honors as National Player of the Week and National Quarterback of the Week. Robinson was the starting quarterback in all 26 games for the 2010 and 2011 Michigan Wolverines football teams and played at the same position as a senior for the 2012 team as well as running back and wide receiver in the second half of the season. Robinson stated after the game "I got a little beat up," as he was knocked out of the game in the 2814 loss, his third straight loss in the rivalry. "[112] He also noted that he talked to his teammates and told them, "'You know, I can't just leave you out there.' Denard Robinson weighed 199 lbs (90 kg) when playing. He rushed for a career-high 197 yards, setting a school record for rushing yards by a QB. Dating & Relationship status He is currently single. [142], In August 2012, Robinson and teammate Taylor Lewan were selected by the media among the five "Players to Watch" in Big Ten Legends Division. We ask that you consider turning off your ad blocker so we can deliver you the best experience possible while you are here. On February 4, 2009, Robinson announced that he had signed a National Letter of Intent to attend Michigan. Robinson's debut was one of his most impressive and efficient games during his three-year career as Michigan's starter. [9] He finished ninth in the event at the 2010 Big Ten Indoor Championships in late February 2010, failing to qualify for the finals by four-thousandths of a second. He was drafted by the Jacksonville Jaguars in 2013. [9], During the 2009 season, Robinson completed 14-of-31 passes for 188 yards and two passing touchdowns. [93], Michigan finished its 2010 season with a 5214 loss to Mississippi State in the 2011 Gator Bowl, the worst defeat ever suffered by Michigan in a bowl game. [43][44] He also broke Michigan's single-game record for total offense with 383 yards. Career; Denard Robinson NFL Stats; Output includes regular season games from 2000 to 2022 and bowl games from 2002 to 2022. Check out Denard Robinson's College Stats, School, Draft, Gamelog, Splits and More College Stats at Sports-Reference.com [112] Robinson explained his decision to stay at Michigan: "This is my family. July 10, 2013 / 10:18 AM / CBS Detroit JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) The Jacksonville Jaguars have signed fifth-round draft pick Denard Robinson to a contract. [36][37][38] In early September 2010, Angelique Chengelis profiled Robinson in The Detroit News: "The prevailing belief is that Robinson has worked hard enough and improved enough to earn the job. Click on the different category headings to find out more and change our default settings. [26][27], Robinson led the Wolverines on four scoring drives against Delaware State, throwing his first two collegiate touchdown passes and scoring a rushing touchdown as well. [138], Following the 2011 Big Ten Conference football season, he earned second-team All-Conference recognition from the media. '"[6] Robinson did not win a spot on the varsity team and instead played quarterback for the junior-varsity team as a ninth grader. NFL footage NFL Productions LLC. [89] The following week, Robinson, was named as one of sixteen Maxwell Award semifinalists.[90]. His coach couldn't stand it at first and neither could his parents. [32] He finished fifth in the 60-meter dash at the Meyo Invitational on February 6, 2010. [86] Robinson and substitute Tate Forcier combined to break Michigan's all-time, single-game record with 419 passing yards, surpassing the prior record of 396 yards by Tom Brady and Drew Henson against Michigan State in 1999. Career Game Logs * indicates bowl game; Career Game Logs Table; Passing Rushing Receiving Tackles Punting; Rk Year Date School Opponent Cmp Att Pct Yds TD Int Rate Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Solo Ast Tot Loss Sk Punts . In the third quarter, Robinson suffered a shoulder injury and did not return to the game. Logos were compiled by the amazing SportsLogos.net. PFR HOF Monitor: 1.38 (809th among RB, average HOF RB is 106.95). [143] Robinson was elected team captain. Denard Xavier Robinson (born September 22, 1990) is currently the Assistant Director of Player Personnel for the University of Michigan football program. I've been around these guys two years and we've bonded and it's like a family here. [185] This was the first of only two total career pass attempts for Robinson in the NFL. "[31] Michigan track coach Fred LaPlante said Robinson had one of the 10 fastest 100-meter high-school times in the United States in 2009 and described Robinson the sprinter as "one of the four or five best guys in the Big Ten. Despite a "lackluster" performance against the Spartans, Sports Illustrated selected Robinson for its "September Heisman" following the Michigan State game. He is not dating anyone. [109][110], With 313 yards of total offense in the 2011 Gator Bowl, Robinson broke Drew Brees' Big Ten single-season total offense record of 4,189 yards. [122] The performance moved Robinson into third place in Big Ten history for rushing yards by a quarterback. And then he has, like all the great ones, he plays with a swagger like, "You can't stop me. He threw the game-winning touchdown pass to Roy Roundtree with two seconds left in the fourth quarter to defeat the Irish 3531. Denard Xavier Robinson was born September 22, 1990 . Robinson started laughing and told the player, "You think that scares us? [183] He was also to contribute as a quarterback in the Wildcat formation. [168] CBS Sports' Mike Freeman said his talents would be wasted on the defensive side of the ball. [192] When Robinson had 108 on 18 carries the following week against Miami, he became the first Jaguar to have back-to-back 100-yard games since Maurice Jones-Drew in 2011. [33][34][35] The competition continued through late August and early September 2010. [9] He also ran the 40-yard dash in 4.32 seconds. He was drafted by the Jacksonville Jaguars in the fifth round of the 2013 NFL Draft. 14 athlete according to Rivals.com rated as the No. We present them here for purely educational purposes. It marked the first time since the 1993 Rose Bowl performance by Tyrone Wheatley that a Michigan player had two rushing touchdowns of over 50 yards. [158], In his final regular season game, the annual MichiganOhio State rivalry game, Robinson rushed for 122 yards on 10 carries, including a 67-yard touchdown run with a minute to go in the first half. On February 23, 2022, the University of Michigan hired Robinson as the Assistant Director of Player Personnel for the Michigan Wolverines football team. Robinson contributed 426 yards of total offense against Air Force (208 passing yards, 218 rushing yards, two rushing touchdowns, and two passing touchdowns). He's pretty fast still. "[111], Robinson entered the 2011 season on watchlists for the Maxwell Award,[113] the Davey O'Brien Award, the Walter Camp Award,[114] the Paul Hornung Award,[115] and the Manning Award. [165][166] The contest gained attention worldwide, with former students and athletes vouching support for their former schools. Born: [54] He also scored the winning touchdown with 27 seconds remaining on a two-yard run, capping a 12-play, 72-yard drive. After learning that Robinson could run the 100 meters in 10.4 seconds with his shoes untied, Michigan quarterbacks coach Rod Smith called it "the damnedest thing I've ever seen" and added, "Anybody that runs that fast I'm not going to tell him how to tie his shoes. [100], At the end of the regular season, Robinson received the Chicago Tribune Silver Football trophy as the Most Valuable Player in the Big Ten Conference. Now, Robinson will try to make an impact . "[1] Robinson's high school coach, Art Taylor, explained his rationale for accepting the practice, After 25 years coaching, if the kid can throw it 90 yards in the air and is accurate and the kid can run as fast as he does as long as he feels comfortable, not lacing his shoes, fine with me. Robinson was absolutely electric as a dual-threat quarterback for the Wolverines. His 383 total yards set a Michigan record. [201], In 2018, Robinson signed with the Atlanta Legends of the Alliance of American Football for the 2019 season as a backup running back. Completed 16-of-24 passes for 291 yards and three touchdowns and carried the ball 10 times for 109 yards and one touchdown marked eighth career game with 100 yards rushing and 200 yards passing; ninth career game with at least four touchdowns 16th career 100-yard rushing effort posted ninth career game with at least four TDs accounted for 366 total yards in the first half, a career best AIR FORCE (Sept. 8) completed 14-of-25 passes for 208 yards and two touchdowns and carried the ball 20 times for 218 yards and two touchdowns became the first player in FBS history to pass and rush for 200 yards in a game three times in his career eighth career game in which he accounted for at least four touchdowns became the first Wolverines player since Tyrone Wheatley, in the 1993 Rose Bowl, to record two rushing touchdowns of 50 yards or more in a game upped his career rushing yards to 3,474 and moved to seventh place among Michigan's all-time leaders in the category, passing Rob Lytle (3,317, 1973-76) moved to eighth place among the all-time NCAA leaders in rushing yards by a quarterback ALABAMA (Sept. 1) passed for one touchdown and ran for one score .. threw for 200 yards (11-of-26) ran for 27 yards on 10 carries.