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Position:  Inside Linebacker
Name  Keenan Robinson
Place of birth:  Omaha, Nebraska
Height  1.91 m
College:  Texas
Weight  110 kg
Roster status:  Active

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Date of birth:  (1989-07-07) July 7, 1989 (age 26)
NFL draft:  2012 / Round: 4 / Pick: 119
Role  American football linebacker
Current team  Washington Redskins (#52 / Linebacker)
Education  Plano East Senior High School
Similar People  Bashaud Breeland, Perry Riley, Andre Roberts, Jason Hatcher, Niles Paul

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Keenan Robinson (born July 7, 1989) is an American football linebacker for the New York Giants of the National Football League (NFL). He was selected in the fourth round of the 2012 NFL Draft by the Washington Redskins. He played college football for the University of Texas.


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Early life

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Born in Omaha, Nebraska, Robinson attended Plano East Senior High School in Plano, Texas, where he played football and ran track. In football, he played linebacker and defensive end, recording 273 career tackles with nine tackles for loss, five sacks, five forced fumbles, five fumble recoveries, six PBU, an INT and a blocked punt. He was named an All-American by USA Today and Parade in 2006.

In track & field, Robinson was a two-time letterman, and was one of the state's top performers in the triple jump. He won the district triple jump championship as a junior. He got top-jumps of 6.71 meters (21 ft 11 in) in the long jump and 13.88 meters (45 ft 5 in) in the triple jump as a senior. In addition, he ran a 4.5 40-yard dash, bench-pressed 280 pounds and squatted 450 pounds.


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Regarded as a four-star recruit by, Robinson was listed as the No. 4 outside linebacker prospect in the class of 2007. He chose Texas over scholarship offers from Oklahoma State and Texas A&M, among others.

College career

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Robinson redshirted his initial year at Texas and spent the 2008 season mostly on special teams. As a sophomore, he started 14 games at outside linebacker and earned an honorable mention All-Big 12 selection.

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In 2011, Keenan was iniaited into the Iota Delta Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Inc. At the University of Texas at Austin.

Washington Redskins

Robinson was drafted in the fourth round of 2012 NFL Draft by the Washington Redskins. Defensive coordinator, Jim Haslett, announced that Robinson will switch from the outside linebacker position to inside linebacker. On May 17, 2012, he officially signed with the Redskins to a four-year contract. He suffered a tear in his right pectoral muscle in the Week 12 win against the Dallas Cowboys on Thanksgiving. On November 26, 2012, Robinson was placed on injured reserve. Serving as a back-up to Perry Riley and on special teams, he recorded a total of 11 tackles.

On July 26, 2013, it was announced Robinson tore his left pectoral muscle the first day of training camp for the 2013 season and had expected to be inactive for three to five months. He was officially placed on injured reserve for the second year in a row on August 26.

Robinson became a starter for the 2014 season, following the retirement of London Fletcher. In Week 1 of the 2014 season, he made his first career NFL start, in a 6-17 loss against the Houston Texans, recording a total of 6 tackles. In a Week 4 14-45 Thursday Night loss against the New York Giants, Robinson recorded his first career interception off an Eli Manning pass that was knocked out of the hands of Giants receiver Rueben Randle by Redskins safety Brandon Meriweather and was then picked off by Robinson. He had also recorded a total of 13 tackles in that game. In a Week 7 19-17 win against the Tennessee Titans, Robinson recorded a career-high 14 total tackles. He was named NFC Defensive Player of the Week for his performance. On Veterans Day 2014, Robinson received the Ed Block Courage Award as he was the Redskins' recipient for the annual award.

In a Week 4, 2015, game against the New England Patriots, Robinson recorded his second career interception against Tom Brady.

New York Giants

On March 10, 2016, Robinson signed a one-year contract with the New York Giants.

On March 21, 2017, Robinson re-signed with the Giants.


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