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2015 NFL DRAFT

Denard Robinson, WR

School: Michigan  |  Conference: BIG10
College Experience: Senior  |  Hometown: Deerfield Beach, FL
Height/Weight: 5-11 / 199 lbs.
Projected Ranking
OverallPositionProj. Rnd.
192236
Career Notes
Finished his college career with 6,250 yards passing, an FBS-career record 4,495 yards rushing by a quarterback and 91 total touchdowns.
2012 Season
All-Big Ten honorable mention (media) ...has completed 89-of-166 passes for 1,319 yards and 9 TDs with 8 interceptions ... has rushed 154 times for 1,166 yards and 7 TDs ... has posted two receptions for 24 yards ... Named Big Ten Co-Offensive Player of the Week (Oct. 7) ... Named Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week (Sept. 10) ...

OHIO STATE (Nov. 24) ... carried the ball 10 times for 122 yards and a touchdown ... 19th career 100-yard rushing performance ... surpassed Chad Henne to become U-M's all-time leader in touchdowns scored (91) ...

IOWA (Nov. 17) ... made second career start at running back ... amassed 98 rushing yards on 13 carries ... posted two receptions for 24 yards ... lined up at three different positions (10 at RB, 8 at QB and 3 at WR) ...

NORTHWESTERN (Nov. 10) ... missed game due to injury ...

MINNESOTA (Nov. 3) ... missed game due to injury ...

NEBRASKA (Oct. 27) ... completed 6-of-11 passes for 46 yards and carried the ball 10 times for 46 yards before leaving game in second quarter due to injury ...

MICHIGAN STATE (Oct. 20) ... completed 14-of-29 passes for 163 yards and carried the ball 20 times for 96 yards ... reached the third spot on the NCAA's list of all-time leaders in rushing yards by a quarterback, surpassing Nevada's Colin Kaepernick (4,112, 2007-10) ... ILLINOIS (Oct. 13) ... completed 7of-11 passes for 159 yards and two touchdowns and carried the ball 11 times for 128 yards and two touchdowns ... 10th career game with at least four TDs ... 18th career 100-yard rushing performance ... 71-yard TD pass to Jeremy Gallon marked second-longest TD pass of his career ....

PURDUE (Oct. 6) ... Completed 8-of-16 passes for 105 yards and carried the ball 24 times for 235 yards ... fifth career-200-yard rushing game ... ninth career 150-yard rushing effort ... 17th career 100-yard rushing performance ... set the Big Ten career QB rushing record (3,905), eclipsing the mark set by Indiana's Antwaan Randle El (3,895, 1998-01) ...

NOTRE DAME (Sept. 22) ... Completed 13-of-24 passes for 138 yards and carried the ball 26 times for 90 yards ... moved into first place in U-M history in career total offense (9,438) ...

MASSACHUSETTS (Sept. 15) ... 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.

2011 Season
Named to the Davey O'Brien National Quarterback Award, Manning Award, Maxwell Award, Paul Hornung Award and Walter Camp Player of the Year preseason watch lists ... started four games at quarterback ... completed 35-of-72 passes (48.6 pct.) for 624 yards with six touchdowns and six interceptions ... earned 71 carries for 552 yards and five touchdowns ... completed 9-of-13 passes for 98 yards and gained 46 rushing yards on eight carries vs. Western Michigan (Sept. 3).

Moved to the sixth spot on the Big Ten's career leaders in rushing yards by a quarterback with his performance against the Broncos ... recorded the third highest number of total yards (446) in program history vs. Notre Dame (Sept. 10), completing 11-of-24 throws for a career-high 338 passing yards and a career-best four passing touchdowns and rushing for 108 yards on 16 carries and a rushing touchdown ... threw the game-winning touchdown pass to Roy Roundtree from 16 yards out with two seconds remaining in the contest ... became the 15th Wolverine to record double-digit career 100-yard rushing games and moved up to third all time among the Big Ten Conference in career leaders in rushing yards by a quarterback.

Was named the Big Ten Conference Offensive Player of the Week, Davey O'Brien Quarterback of the Week, Capital One Cup Impact Performance of the Week and Rivals.com National and Big Ten Player of the Week for his performance against the Fighting Irish ... rushed 26 times for a team-high 198 yards and a touchdown as starting quarterback vs. Eastern Michigan (Sept. 17) ... completed 7-of-18 passes for 95 yards with two touchdowns and an interception against the Eagles ... recorded 21 carries for 200 yards -- the third career time rushing for at least 200 yards in a game -- and a career-matching three touchdowns as the starting quarterback vs. San Diego State (Sept. 24) ... scored all three rushing touchdowns in the first half, including a season-long 53-yarder ... completed 8-of-17 passes for 93 yards with two interceptions ... named co-recipient of the Big Ten's Offensive Player of the Week award for his performance against the Aztecs.

2010 Season
Earned second varsity letter ... sixth in Heisman Trophy balloting ... Football Writers Association of America All-American at running back ... winner of the Chicago Tribune Silver Football as the Big Ten's Most Valuable Player ... U-M's Bo Schembechler Team Most Valuable Player ... Big Ten Offensive Player of the Year (coaches and media) ... All-Big Ten first team (media) and All-Big Ten honorable mention (coaches) ... Manning Award finalist ... Davey O' Brien and Maxwell Awards semifinalist ... Walter Camp Player of the Year player to watch ... Paul Hornung Award watch list ... Phil Steele's Midseason All-America third team ... Phil Steele's Midseason All-Big Ten first team ... Walter Camp Football Foundation National Player of the Week (Connecticut, Notre Dame) ... AT&T All-American Player of the Week (Connecticut, Notre Dame).

Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week (Connecticut, Notre Dame, Indiana) ... Davey O'Brien Quarterback of the Week (Notre Dame, Indiana) ... Rivals.com Big Ten and National Player of the Week (Notre Dame) ... Rivals.com Big Ten Player of the Week (Indiana) ... College Football Performance Award National Performer of the Week (Notre Dame, Indiana) ... started all 13 games at quarterback ... shattered Michigan records for touches (547) and total offense (4,272) in a single season ... second nationally and first in the Big Ten in total offense at 328.6 yards per contest ... completed 182-of-291 passes (62.5 pct.) for 2,570 yards with 18 touchdowns and 11 interceptions ... 20th nationally in passer efficiency (149.58) ... recorded 256 carries for 1,702 yards and 14 touchdowns ... nation's fourth-leading rusher (130.9 avg.)... 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. Bowling Green (Sept. 25) ... scored on two- and 47-yard runs early in the first quarter against the Falcons ... became the only player in NCAA history to run and pass for at least 200 yards in at least two games during the same season after rushing for 217 yards on 19 carries and passing for a career-high 277 yards (10-of-16) against Indiana (Oct. 2), racking up 494 yards of total offense ... scored five touchdowns--a career-best three passing and two rushing--against the Hoosiers, including a game-winning, four-yard rushing score with 17 seconds remaining.

Set a new career long with a 74-yard pass to Roy Roundtree in the first quarter ... named the Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week, the College Football Performance Award National Player of the Week and the Rivals.com Big Ten Player of the Week for performance against IU ... completed 17-of-29 passes for 215 yards and had 21 carries for 86 yards in start vs. Michigan State (Oct. 9) ... scored two touchdowns -- a 12-yard pass and four-yard rush -- against the Spartans ... surpassed 100-yards rushing (105) for the sixth time this season on 18 carries and went 13-of-18 passing for 96 yards with one touchdown -- an eight-yard pass to Vincent Smith -- in just over a half of action in start vs. Iowa (Oct. 16) ... eclipsed 1,000-yards rushing in a single season on his second run -- an eight-yarder -- against the Hawkeyes ... gained 381 yards of total offense against Penn State (Oct. 30) ... surpassed 100-yards rushing (191) for the seventh time this season -- scoring three touchdowns on 27 carries -- and went 11-of-23 passing for 190 yards and one touchdown -- a 60-yard pass to Kevin Koger -- against the Nittany Lions.

Set the Big Ten season record for rushing yards by a quarterback (1,538) against Penn State, surpassing Indiana's Antwaan Randle El's 1,270 yards in the 2000 season ... eclipsed the 300-yard passing mark (305) for the first time in his career on 10-for-20 passing and threw three touchdown passes in start vs. Illinois (Nov. 6) ... all three of his touchdown passes were longer than 30 yards (75, 33, 45) with the 75-yarder being a new career-long ... had 19 rushes for 62 yards against the Fighting Illini ... completed 13-of-21 passes for 176 yards and a touchdown, while adding 68 rush yards in start against Purdue (Nov. 13) ... hooked up with Roy Roundtree on a nine-yard touchdown pass in the first quarter for his only score ... accounted for 360 yards of total offense and four touchdowns in start vs. Wisconsin (Nov. 20) ... completed 16-of-25 passes for 239 yards with two touchdowns -- a 24-yarder to Darryl Stonum and a 28-yarder to Roy Roundtree ... posted 22 carries for 121 yards and two touchdowns from four and 11 yards out ... set the NCAA season record for most rushing yards by a quarterback (1,538) against the Badgers, eclipsing Air Force's Beau Morgan's 1,494 yards in the 1996 season ... became the first player in NCAA history to pass for 2,000 yards and rush for 1,500 yards against UW

Rushed 18 times for 105 yards and completed 8-of-18 passes for 87 yards in start at Ohio State (Nov. 27) ... surpassed the U-M single season record for most touches in start vs. Mississippi State (Jan. 1) in the Gator Bowl, besting John Navarre's mark in 2003 ... set career highs for completions (27) and pass attempts (41) while throwing for 254 yards, two touchdowns and an interception ... threw both of his touchdown passes -- a 10-yarder to Roy Roundtree and a 27-yarder to Martavious Odoms -- in the first quarter for all of U-M's scoring ... carried the ball 11 times for 59 yards against the Bulldogs.

2009 Season
Earned first varsity letter ... played in all 12 games ... saw action at quarterback in 12 games and started one contest at running back ... rushed 69 times for 351 yards and scored five touchdowns ... second on the team with five TDs (all rushing) ... completed 14-of-31 passes for 188 yards with two touchdowns and four interceptions ... made career debut at quarterback vs. Western Michigan (Sept. 5), throwing for 18 yards on two completions ... rushed for 74 yards and a touchdown against the Broncos.

Scored 43-yard touchdown run on first career snap in the WMU game ... played quarterback vs. Notre Dame (Sept. 12), rushing for 21 yards on four carries ... gained 60 yards on three attempts and scored two rushing touchdowns vs. Eastern Michigan (Sept. 19) ... both touchdowns (13 and 36 yards) came on quarterback draws in the second half against the Eagles ... went 2-for-3 passing for 39 yards and totaled 24 rushing yards on 11 carries vs. Indiana (Sept. 26) ... played quarterback at Michigan State (Oct. 3) ... completed 3-of-4 passes for 30 yards at Iowa (Oct. 10) ... rushed nine times for 49 yards and one touchdown against the Hawkeyes, scoring on a three-yard run late in the fourth quarter ... completed 3-of-4 passes for 85 yards and two touchdowns vs. Delaware State (Oct. 17)

Tossed first career passing touchdown to Kelvin Grady (career-long 38 yards) and added a 28-yard scoring pass to Martell Webb against the Hornets ... had six carries for 54 yards and a four-yard TD run against DSU ... saw game action at quarterback vs. Penn State (Oct. 24), rushing for 20 yards on four carries ... appeared at quarterback against Illinois (Oct. 31), completing his only pass for seven yards ... lined up at wide receiver against the Illini ... played running back vs. Purdue (Nov. 7), recording one carry ... started the Wisconsin (Nov. 14) game at running back and played quarterback, rushing five times for 36 yards and completed a six-yard pass ... carried the ball 10 times for 31 yards and completed 2-of-4 passes vs. Ohio State (Nov. 21).

High School
Attended Deerfield Beach High School (2009) coached by Art Taylor ... ran 40-yard dash in 4.32 seconds ... registered a 315-pound max on bench press and a 400-pound squat max ... helped lead team to state semifinals as a junior and third round as a senior ... three-year varsity starter at quarterback ... Key Statistics ... completed 262-of-576 attempts for 4,784 yards and 44 touchdowns as a three-year starter at quarterback ... carried 217 times for 1,132 yards and 13 touchdowns in his career ... completed 100-of-231 passes for 1,872 yards and 18 touchdowns as a senior.

Rushed 93 times for 538 yards and eight TDs senior year ... threw for 1,961 yards and rushed for 428 yards as a junior ... contributed 19 total touchdowns junior year ... Honors and Rankings ... Prep Star All-American and named to the publication's Top 250 ... four-star prospect by Rivals.com and scout.com ... listed as the No. 188 overall player in the country and the No. 14 athlete according to Rivals.com ... rated as the No. 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. 8 athlete in the country by ESPN.com ... rated as the ninth-best prospect in the state of Florida according to SuperPrep ... listed as the nation's 16th-best cornerback prospect and the 159th overall player nationally according to scout.com

Listed No. 4 on the Broward County Top 25 rankings by the Orlando Sun Sentinel ... named first-team All-Broward County by The Miami Herald as a junior and senior ... selected to Mobile Press Register's Super Southeast 120 ... played in the Miami-Dade vs. Broward All-Star game ... earned third-team all-state accolades as a junior ... Other Sports ... ran track ... finished third in the 100-meter dash at the 2008 Florida 4A Track & Field State Championships ... member of the 2008 FHSAA state champion 4x100-meter relay team.

Injury Report
2012: Missed two games with an elbow injury, and was used in a variety of roles upon returning.
Personal
Denard Xavier Robinson was born September 22, 1990 ... enrolled in the School of Kinesiology, major undeclared.
 
LATEST NEWS
04/24/2013 - 2013 NFL DRAFT RANG'S GANG: Slot WR: Denard Robinson, Michigan, 5-11, 199, 4.34...With the proliferation of three and four receiver sets in today's NFL, scouts are looking for unique athletes to play the slot. Robinson's speed and elusiveness were put on display at quarterback for the Wolverines but it is his toughness and dedication which impress me most. - Rob Rang, NFLDraftScout.com

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