Linebacker Keenan Robinson has signed a contract with the Washington Redskins, who picked him in the fourth round of last month's NFL draft.
The 6-foot-3, 242-pound Robinson played college football at Texas, including one season with Redskins linebacker Brian Orakpo.
Robinson was a three-year starter for the Longhorns and was the 119th overall pick in the draft.
He is expected...
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May 17, 2012
The Washington Redskins have signed fourth-round linebacker Keenan Robinson to a four-year contract. The 6-foot-3, 242-pounder from the University of Texas recorded 317 career tackles, 5 1/2 sacks, three forced fumbles, two interceptions, two fumble recoveris and 14 pass deflections. He was a second-team All-Big 12 selection. Robinson had 106 tackles, 10 for losses, one sack, a safety...
Linebacker was considered a position of strength for the Longhorns heading into last year, and so it's only appropriate that Keenan Robinson was the first Texas player drafted.
With its second pick in the fourth Washington has selected Texas linebacker Keenan Robinson.
The Redskins are set for starting linebackers with three-time Pro Bowl pick London Fletcher, third-year man Perry Riley inside, two-time Pro Bowl pick Brian Orakpo and 2011 rookie standout Ryan Kerrigan outside in coordinator Jim Haslett's 3-4 scheme.
However, Fletcher turns 37 next...
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April 28, 2012
With the 119th overall pick in the 2012 NFL Draft, the Redskins select Keenan Robinson, ILB (Texas). Athletic linebacker prospect who can be used in a variety of systems. Effectively identifies plays, keeps the action in front of him and covers a lot of area on the field. Gets depth on pass drops, displays a feel for coverage and collapses laterally to make plays on the ballcarrier...
University of Texas outside linebacker Keenan Robinson visited the Carolina Panthers, according to a league source. Robinson ran the 40-yard dash in 4.7 seconds and has posted a 36 1/2 inch vertical leap and a 10-5 broad jump. He bench pressed 225 pounds at the NFL scouting combine. The 6-foot-3, 242-pounder recorded 317 career tackles, 5 1/2 sacks, three forced fumbles, two interceptions...
The next few weeks here on State of the Texans we will be doing some draft profiles of some particular players who could possibly fit into the Texans plans. We are not going to try to piece together scouting reports, but we enlist help of bloggers who actually cover the respective player and their school.
A confirmed visit for the Houston Texans at the NFL Combine, Keenan Robinson...
Keenan Robinson OLB Texas #1
Ht: 6’3″Wt: 240
Prototypical size and strength. Impressive straight-line speed; can make plays in pursuit. Has the raw athleticism and speed to cover a wide zone when dropping back vs pass. Has the tools to improve in coverage with coaching. Closes quickly on the quarterback when rushing off the edge. Does a nice job making himself...
LB Emmanuel Acho, LB Keenan Robinson and DT Kheeston Randall to represent Longhorns in Mobile