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Reggie Robinson II is a ballhawking back-end defender

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Hogs Haven takes a look at 2020 NFL Draft prospects that could contribute to the Redskins

COLLEGE FOOTBALL: SEP 14 Oklahoma State at Tulsa Photo by David Stacy/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

Reggie Robinson II, CB
School: Tulsa | Conference: American Athletic
College Experience: RS-Senior | Age: 22 (23 by draft)
Height / Weight: 6’1” / 205 lbs
Projected Draft Status: Round 6 to UDFA
NFL Comparison: Prince Amukamara

College Statistics

Player Overview

Robinson was a starter at Tulsa beginning in his redshirt freshman year (7 games). During his sophomore season, he started 11 of 12 games and had 38 tackles and a team leading 9 passes defended. He was injured in 2018 and only played in 8 games.

Robinson played well in his senior season though, collecting 38 tackles, 4 INTs, and an impressive 13 passes defended. His 2019 performance earned him first team All American Athletic Conference recognition. Robinson was also an important special teams contributor, blocking a kick in each of his four seasons.

Strengths

  • Solid playmaker.
  • Has good length and play strength.
  • Quick feet.
  • Plenty of size to play in the NFL.
  • Straight line speed appears faster than film speed at times.

Weaknesses

  • Trouble shedding blocks.
  • Needs to get better at shadowing WRs.
  • Played against weaker competition.

Let’s See His Work

How He Would Fit

Robinson has the speed, strength, and size to keep up with NFL caliber WRs. He also has a nose for the ball, collecting an astounding 34 passes defended over his time at Tulsa. Similarly, he’s not afraid to lay a big hit on an opposing WR or RB if the circumstances require it.

Given his size and quickness, he provides some back-end flexibility as well, potentially playing on the outside, at nickel, or free safety. Of the likely late round secondary players that I’ve reviewed, Robinson is among the most impressive, and someone I think the Redskins should take a long look at in advance of the draft.