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David Robinson's son Corey emerges as top recruit

Posted on: February 23, 2012 1:37 pm
 
By MaxPreps' Dave Krider

Entering his freshman year at San Antonio ChristianCorey Robinson wanted to try out for football so he could play with his brother, David Robinson Jr., who had played wide receiver the previous year as a sophomore.

Corey, who is the middle son of former NBA superstar David Robinson Sr., told MaxPreps, "I used to throw with him and go to his games. It was a chance to play with him. I went to tryouts, but my older brother wasn't there. I came home and asked him where he was. He said, 'I don't like the game and I'm not going to play anymore.' I was stuck."

Actually, Corey wasn't stuck. He was just on his way to making a name in a sport other than basketball, which enabled his famous father to fashion a Hall of Fame career.

Corey pointed out, "He (his brother) kept quiet. He knew I could catch the ball. I would not have played for sure (if he had known he wouldn't be playing with his brother)."

If he ever was going to quit football, Corey would have done it the first year. Playing on the JV team with freshmen and a couple sophomores, he took his lumps.

"That was brutal," he confessed. "We just got physically out-matched.

"God really blessed me to see potential in myself. I knew I was going to get bigger and faster. There are a couple more inches in me," added the 6-fioot-4, 195-pound junior wide receiver who runs 40 yards in 4.6 seconds and has a vertical leap of 31 inches.

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Comments

Since: Sep 14, 2009
Posted on: February 26, 2012 12:10 am
 

David Robinson's son Corey emerges as top recruit

6'4" 195 with a 31 inch vertical = RED ZONE

I'm gonna go out on a limb and say he won't follow Pop's footsteps and go to Navy . . .



Since: Apr 1, 2008
Posted on: February 24, 2012 12:30 pm
 

David Robinson's son Corey emerges as top recruit

I can't follow the quotes...what's he tlaking about?


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