Posted July 23, 2012 on min.scout.com
Josh Robinson ended up being the Vikings’ third-round draft choice, but it wasn’t always so sure he’d be a first- or second-day pick. Robinson talked about his predraft feedback, coming out a year early, defending A.J. Green and more when he was at the NFL Scouting Combine.
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