Found April 27, 2013 on Sports by Colin:
The Jacksonville Jaguars selected University of Michigan Wolverines quarterback Denard Robinson as a running back with the 135th pick in the draft on Saturday. Capable of running the 40-yard dash in 4.32 seconds, the 22-year-old Robinson threw 49 touchdowns, against 30 interceptions, for 6,250 yards in 747 attempts as a Wolverine. An athlete some claim could beat legendary Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt in a race, the 6-foot, 198 pound Robinson also rushed for 4,495 yards and 42 scores in college. Apparently unsold on incumbent starter Blaine Gabbert, the Jags should give “Shoelace” a shot under center. The 23-year-old Gabbert, who … Continue reading →

Jaguars plan to use Denard Robinson at running back

Fifth-round pick Denard Robinson will play running back in Jacksonville according to the teams official website. Robinson served as the quarterback for the University of Michigan and experimented at wideout prior to the draft. The 5-foot-10 Robinson will start the season behind Maurine Jones-Drew. Jones-Drew is coming off a Lisfranc injury and is entering a contract year. Jacksonville...

Michigan Wolverines: 2013 NFL Draft Review

One was the record-setting, dynamic, playmaking quarterback of the winningest team in college football history and the other was primarily an underachieving defensive tackle during his time at Michigan. Both were uncertain of their future prior to the beginning of the 2013 NFL Draft and before it ended on Saturday, both were given opportunities to play on. Denard Robinson was selected...

Michigan Football and the NFL Draft

The 2013 NFL Draft featured exactly two Michigan Football players getting their name called. Denard Robinson was the first Wolverine selected and that didn’t happen until the 5th round. William Campbell was selected in the 6th round by the New York Jets. Last year, Michigan had three players drafted; Mike Martin (3rd round), David Molk (7th round) and Junior Hemingway (7th round...

Denard Robinson Gets Photo-Bombed As He Is Picked At The NFL Draft

Michigan fans were feeling pretty crappy Saturday after no Wolverines had been selected in the first four rounds of the…

Denard Robinson gets Videobombed by Relative After Getting Drafted (Video)

  Former Michigan Wolverines quarterback Denard Robinson finally got the phone call he was waiting for when the Jacksonville Jaguars selected him with the second pick in the fifth round of the NFL Draft on Saturday. ESPN had cameras at Robinson’s house in anticipation of the moment and cut to him right after his name was called only for a random acquaintance of the Jaguars new...

Jaguars draft Michigan's Robinson in 5th round

Jacksonville has selected former Michigan quarterback Denard Robinson in the fifth round of the NFL draft. The Jaguars plan to use the 5-foot-10, 199-pound Robinson at running back. They took him with the second pick in the fifth round (No. 135 overall). It's the first risky pick the Jaguars have made during the three-day draft, the first for new general manager Dave Caldwell...

Denard Robinson gets drafted by Jaguars, friend provides epic video bomb (Video)

Only a few short moments ago, the Jacksonville Jaguars drafted University of Michigan hybrid offensive player Denard Robinson. The fine folks over at the NFL Network had video of Robinson getting the call and his friend providing the greatest video bomb in NFL Draft history: (Courtesy of SB Nation)

Jaguars gamble on Robinson on draft's final day

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. The Jaguars finally got around to drafting a high-profile college quarterback Saturday. But its a quarterback whose future lies at another position, or even two. Michigans Denard Robinson, the all-time FBS rushing leader at quarterback and only the fourth player to pass for 2,000 yards and run for 1,000 yards in a season twice, was taken in the fifth round of...

2013 NFL Draft: Denard Robinson Lands in Jacksonville

Welcome to the NFL, Denard Robinson. The Jaguars selected the Michigan QB/RB/WR/DB early in the fifth round.Fantasy Spin:Robinson is oozing with talent, though it's unclear what position he'll play at the next level. It sounds like the Jaguars are envisioning Robinson as a halfback but nothing is set in stone.

Denard goes to Jaguars in 5th round

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- Jacksonville has selected former Michigan quarterback Denard Robinson in the fifth round of the NFL draft. The Jaguars plan to use the 5-foot-10, 199-pound Robinson at running back. They took him with the second pick in the fifth round (No. 135 overall). It's the first risky pick the Jaguars have made during the three-day draft, the first for new...

Denard Robinson Taken No. 135 by Jacksonville Jaguars

Denard Robinson is a Jacksonville Jaguar. The Michigan quarterback turned running back turned receiver was made the second pick of Round 5, No. 135 overall, by the Jacksonville Jaguars. The Jaguars earlier on Saturday selected South Carolina speedster Ace Sanders, meaning that there may be some very creative plans in the works for a struggling offense. Robinson was the first Michigan...

Jaguars select former Michigan QB Robinson in fifth round

Melanie Maxwell/ NEW YORK CITY—According to Gregg Rosenthal of’s Around the League blog, the Jacksonville Jaguars have selected former Michigan quarterback Denard Robinson. He was taken with the second pick of the fifth round (135th pick overall).  The fact that he was selected this late surprised some people given that he is such a versatile and dynamic...

Jacksonville Jaguars Take Texas A&M Tackle Luke Joeckel with the No. 2 Pick

When the Chiefs took Fisher it became an easy choice for the Jaguars for the No. 2 pick--they had to take Luke Joeckel. The Jaguars are just plain bad at everything on offense, but if they are ever going to get out of the cellar in the AFC South they are going to need to be able give Blaine Gabbert (or whomever plays QB for the Jags) some time and MJD a little space. Taking Joeckel...

2013 NFL Draft: Jacksonville Jaguars Nab Luke Joeckel at Pick 2

The 2013 NFL Draft has started. And the Jacksonville Jaguars' new GM and coach have made their statement. It is a defensive coach making a bold offensive statement. The Jaguars choose left tackle Luke Joeckel from Texas A&M.Joeckel is 6'6" and 306 pounds. A consensus No. 1 pick until the NFL Combine, Joeckel's play on film lives up to the hype. He had 39 career...

Penn State, Michigan set for 5 p.m.

Penn State will host the Michigan Wolverines under the lights for homecoming on October 12, 2013, with kickoff scheduled for 5 p.m. The game will be broadcast to a national audience on ESPN or ESPN2. The Big Ten and ESPN released an initial list of prime time match-ups for the upcoming college football season today. With a less than attractive slate of games to choose from scheduled...
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