Biography: Three-year starter awarded all-conference honors the past two years. Senior totals included 80 tackles/4 interceptions/2 pass breakups after he had 76/4/8 as a junior.
Positives: Undersized safety with solid ball skills. Displays good awareness of coverage assignments, effectively reads the quarterback?s eyes and has a nice move to the action. Fast up the field in run defense and aggressively lays his shoulders into ballcarriers. Displays good quickness and has a burst of closing speed. Can fire to the ball out of his plant and shows a nice move defending passes. Possesses solid lateral range and gets outside the numbers to make plays.
Negatives: Lacks top recovery speed. Not a strong wrap-up tackler. Gets turned on occasion.
Analysis: Robinson was consistent and reliable in both run defense and pass coverage for Michigan State. He lacks classic safety size but the ability to play the ball in center field and occasionally line up over the slot receiver makes him worth a middle-round choice.
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