22 - Darien Robinson
Darien Robinson
Height: 6-0
Weight: 220
Year: Jr.
Hometown: McKeesport, Pa.
High School: McKeesport
Position: FB

ON ROBINSON: Returning starter at fullback who emerged as one of the top players at his position in the nation ... named to the preseason All-Southern Conference second team and the College Football Performance Awards watch list ... already had the speed, size and athleticism to be a successful fullback in the triple option but built on those attributes with an outstanding offseason ... enters the season with career totals of 163 rushes for 962 yards and nine touchdowns and four receptions for 41 yards.

SOPHOMORE (2011): Played in all 11 games and started 10 times ... carried 136 times and led the team in rushing with 862 yards and touchdowns with nine ... averaged 6.3 yards per attempt ... ranked sixth in the Southern Conference and 48th in the nation with an average of 78.4 rushing yards per game ... tied for seventh in the SoCon with his nine touchdowns ... added four receptions for 41 yards ... eclipsed the 100-yard mark on the ground three times, including consecutive contests vs. Appalachian State (109) and Western Carolina (106), and scored a touchdown vs. the Mountaineers ... also reached the 100-yard plateau with 103 to go along with a touchdown vs. Elon ... ran for 92 yards on only nine carries and scored a touchdown vs. Georgia Southern and added 88 yards and a score vs. South Carolina ... rushed for 82 yards and a touchdown vs. Jacksonville, 84 yards vs. Samford and 79 yards and a touchdown vs. Chattanooga ... had a two-touchdown performance vs. VMI ... recorded 53 knockdown blocks on the year, the most by any non-offensive lineman on the team.

FRESHMAN (2010): Played in nine games and carried 27 times for 100 yards ... top performance came vs. No. 1 Appalachian State when he ran for 56 yards.

HIGH SCHOOL: A 2010 graduate of McKeesport High School ... served as a team captain ... rushed for over 2,000 yards, averaging 9.5 yards per carry, and scored 23 touchdowns his senior season ... named first team all-conference and second team all-state and chosen to the Dynamic 33 squad ... earned the team's Extra Effort Award.

PERSONAL: Born July 14, 1992 in McKeesport, Pa. ... son of Dennis and Misty Robinson ... father played football at Kent State ... majoring in psychology.

View: Mobile | Desktop