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2015 NFL DRAFT

Keenan Robinson, ILB

School: Texas  |  Conference: BIG12
College Experience: Senior  |  Hometown: Plano, TX
Height/Weight: 6-3 / 242 lbs.
Projected Ranking
OverallPositionProj. Rnd.
12343-4
Career Notes
Played in 51 games, including 39 starts, at outside linebacker over his five-year career ... graduated in December, 2011 with a degree in applied learning and development ... posted 317 tackles (172 solo), 5.5 sacks, 25 TFL, 14 pressures, two INTs, two fumble recoveries, three forced fumbles and 14 PBU for his career ... 2011 second-team All-Big 12 (Coaches, San Antonio Express-News, Fort Worth Star-Telegram) and honorable mention (AP) ... 2011 Holiday Bowl Defensive MVP ... 2011 Butkus Award semifinalist ... named to the watch lists for the 2011 Bednarik Award, Nagurski Trophy, Lombardi Award and Butkus Award ... started all 13 games in 2011, recording 106 tackles, 10 tackles for loss, one sack, one safety, 13 pressures, seven pass breakups and two caused fumbles ... started all 12 games at linebacker and appeared on special teams in 2010 ... a second-team All-Big 12 selection ... posted 113 tackles (61 solo), eight TFL, two sacks, two INTs, two fumble recoveries, one forced fumble, two PBU and one TD ... started 14 games at outside linebacker in 2009 ... an honorable mention All-Big 12 selection in 2009 ... compiled 74 tackles (42 solo), 1.5 sacks, five TFL, a pressure and four PBU ... appeared in 12 games at outside linebacker in 2008 ... notched 24 tackles (16 solo), a sack, two TFL, a pressure and a PBU ... a first-team All-American by Parade Magazine and USA?Today as a prepster ... was a member of ESPNU's top 150 national prospects ... finished his career with 273 tackles ... won the district championship in the triple jump as a junior ... a three-time member of UT's Athletics Director's Honor Roll ... graduated with a degree in physical culture and sport with a minor in business.
2011 Season
Started all 13 games at linebacker ... second-team All-Big 12 (Coaches, San Antonio Express-News, Fort Worth Star-Telegram) and honorable mention (AP) ... Holiday Bowl Defensive MVP ... earned UT's Dr. Nasser Al-Rashid Strength & Conditioning Award, Joseph W. Moore Tenacity Award for Defense Award and Mike Campbell Most Valuable Defensive Player Award ... recorded 106 tackles, 10 tackles for loss, one sack, one safety, 13 pressures, seven pass breakups and two caused fumbles on the season ... helped Texas lead the Big 12 and rank sixth in the nation in rushing defense (96.23 ypg) and 11th in total defense (306.08) ... also ranked 10th in pass efficiency defense (111.0) ... led the team with 10 tackles, including two tackles for loss while holding Cal to just seven rushing yards and 195 yards of total offense to earn Holiday Bowl Defensive MVP honors ... posted 13 tackles with one for a loss to lead the team at Baylor ... carded 12 tackles and one tackle for loss while serving as a game captain against Texas Tech. Recorded 11 tackles, two tackles for loss, one sack, one pass breakup and one pressure versus Kansas State to earn the team's Defensive Player of the Week award after the defense held the Wildcats to 121 yards of total offense ... tallied a team-high six tackles, a caused fumble and a safety to lead the defense to a shutout performance against Kansas, allowing only 46 yards of total offense and negative two rushing yards ... led the team with nine tackles against Oklahoma State ... recorded seven tackles, two tackles for loss, two pass breakups and five pressures at Texas A&M as a game captain ... posted eight tackles in season-opening win against Rice ... chosen to be team captain in win against BYU where he recorded five tackles (four solo), one TFL and two PBUs ... racked up nine tackles (six solo), three pressures, and one PBU as team captain at UCLA ... finished with five tackles, two pressures and a caused fumble against Iowa State ... game captain against Oklahoma, finishing with eight tackles.
2010 Season
Started 10 games at outside linebacker and appeared on special teams ... posted 96 tackles (52 solos), eight TFL, two sacks, two INT, two fumble recoveries, one forced fumble, one PBU and one TD on the season ... named the College Football Performance Awards Division I FBS National Linebacker Performer of the Week on one occasion ... earned team's Ball Hawk Award once and Defensive Player of the Game Award once ... scored his first career TD with a 10-yard fumble recovery return, snared his first interception and logged six tackles (five solos), including one TFL, at Rice ... garnered the College Football Performance Awards Division I FBS National Linebacker Performer of the Week, the team's Ball Hawk Award and Defensive Player of the Game Award for his effort against the Owls ... registered eight tackles (four solo), one sack and one TFL versus Wyoming ... recorded eight tackles (four solo) and one PBU at Texas Tech ... logged nine tackles (six solo) versus UCLA ... registered a career-high with 19 tackles (10 solo) and two TFL against No. 8 Oklahoma ... recorded seven tackles and one fumble recovery at No. 5/4 Nebraska ... notched eight tackles (five solo) and one INT versus Iowa State ... logged nine tackles (four solo), one sack and two TFL against No. 25/24 Baylor ... registered 12 tackles (six solo), one TFL and one forced fumble at Kansas State ... tallied 10 tackles (seven solo), one TFL and one PBU versus No. 12/11 Oklahoma State.
2009 Season
Started 14 games at outside linebacker ... an honorable mention All-Big 12 selection ... helped UT rank 12th nationally in scoring defense (16.7 ppg), third in total defense (251.9 ypg), first in rushing defense (72.4 ypg), 10th in pass efficiency defense (100.5 rating) and 19th in pass defense (179.6 ypg) ... UT also ranked first nationally in INTs (25) and tied for first in forced turnovers (37) ... posted 74 tackles (42 solo), 1.5 sacks, five TFL, a pressure and four PBU ... recorded 27 tackles, two TFL and a half sack in UT's four games versus Top 25 opponents ... registered three tackles, a TFL and a PBU against ULM ... posted five tackles and a PBU at Wyoming ... notched six tackles versus Texas Tech ... tallied two tackles at UTEP ... recorded six tackles versus Colorado ... posted four tackles and a PBU against No. 20 Oklahoma ... booked six tackles at Missouri ... logged six tackles, a TFL and a pressure at Oklahoma State ... registered three tackles versus UCF ... tallied six tackles and a PBU at Baylor ... recorded four tackles and a sack against Kansas ... posted six tackles at Texas A&M ... notched a career-high 10 tackles, including a TFL, in the Big 12 Championship game versus No. 21 Nebraska ... tallied seven tackles and a half sack in the BCS Championship against No. 1 Alabama.
2008 Season
Appeared in 12 games at outside linebacker and on special teams ... helped UT rank first in the Big 12 in scoring defense (18.8 ppg/18th NCAA), total defense (342.9 ypg), rushing defense (83.5 ypg/third NCAA) and second in pass efficiency defense (124.2 rating) ... posted 24 tackles (16 solo), two TFL, a sack, a pressure and a PBU ... also led the team with 10 special-teams tackles ... posted a tackle in his collegiate debut against FAU ... added three tackles and a PBU versus Rice ... recorded four tackles, two TFL and his first career sack against Arkansas ... tallied a tackle at Colorado ... notched two tackles versus No. 1 Oklahoma ... added a tackle against No. 11 Missouri, No. 7 Oklahoma State and No. 6 Texas Tech ... posted two tackles versus Baylor ... added three tackles at Kansas ... notched three tackles and a pressure against Texas A&M ... recorded two tackles against No. 10 Ohio State in the Fiesta Bowl.
High School
Prep All-American who was a three-year starter, primarily at LB as a junior and senior ... tabbed first-team All-America by Parade Magazine ... also earned first-team All-America honors from USA Today ... versatile athlete who also played DE as a sophomore and saw action at WR ... participated in the Offense-Defense All- America Bowl ... was a member of ESPN's top 150 national prospects ... a two-time first-team all-district 9-5A and all-county selection ... recorded 273 career tackles with nine tackles for loss, five sacks, five forced fumbles, five fumble recoveries, six PBU, one interception and one blocked punt ... earned honorable mention 5A allstate honors as a senior ... tabbed first-team all-district 9-5A and first-team allcounty ... helped Plano East to a 10-3 record in advancing to the regional semifinals ... finished the year ranked 19th in the Texas Football Top 25 ... notched 118 tackles, four TFL, two forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries, one of which he returned for a TD ... also had seven receptions for 62 yards and four TDs ... scored a TD on both offense and defense, along with recording 20 tackles, in Plano East's 21-14 win over Richardson Berkner. Named first-team all-district 9-5A and first-team allcounty as a junior ... recorded 111 tackles, two sacks, one INT, two PBU, two forced fumbles and three fumble recoveries ... tabbed second-team all-district 8-5A as a sophomore ... registered 44 tackles, three sacks, three TFL, three PBU, one forced fumble and one blocked punt ... also a two-time letterwinner in track and field ... won the district triple jump championship as a junior ... earned academic all-district honors as a senior ... also a member of the A/B Honor Roll and National Honor Society ... served as a mentor at local middle schools in the Brothers and Brothers program ... active member at church functions.
Personal
Brother, Aubrey Smith, played cornerback at NAIA Missouri Valley College ... enjoys video games and cooking ... full name is Keenan LeEdward Robinson ... born 7/7/89 in Omaha, Neb. ... lived in Omaha until he was six.
 
Latest News
04/29/2012 - A closer look at the Redskins' picks: Round 4/119 -- Keenan Robinson, LB, 6-3, 242 Texas...A starting outside linebacker the past three seasons, Robinson will move inside in Washington where the only truly experienced player is three-time Pro Bowl pick London Fletcher, who turns 37 next month. - The Sports Xchange

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