Jamie Robinson has the excellent size (6-foot-1 and 185 pounds) and speed (4.45) for a cornerback. The South Carolina standout also has excellent hips and he hits wide receiver like a safety.
"We recruited all the young cornerbacks with the idea to give them an
opportunity a fast as they can pick up the scheme," Coach Mickey Andrews said.
"We are certainly going to need some help. Anytime you have six seniors like
last year and lose five of them with Kyler (Hall) only playing in the first
three games. We get him back with a medical hardship. B.J. Ward only played two
games but he won't be back. Hopefully, those guys will be able to help with our
What does Coach Andrews like about Robinson?
"He's very athletic player who is tall and rangy," Andrews said. "He has
excellent size for a corner. He's a guy that plays basketball. He's a guy that
can jump with great hands. He intercepted like 11 passes. He's a guy that
competes and runs well. We feel like he's a youngster that going to be a good
corner that we can't wait to work with him in the fall."
Scout.com recruiting analysis Miller Safrit is agreement with Coach Andrews
on Robinson's skills.
"Robinson sticks to
receivers like glue, turns smoothly, and finds the ball quickly to bat it away,"
Safrit Said. "Normally quarterbacks are looking for more open receivers and
Robinson does not have much of an opportunity to show his talents. At the Shrine
Bowl, he dominated his side of the field throughout the practices against his
Sandlapper teammates and followed that up with a lockdown game on Saturday. The
quick-rising cornerback allowed only two completions with seven passes in his
direction while forcing three pass breakups and one interception as time wound
Robinson was rated the
Scout.com No. 3 player in state of South Carolina.
Robinson Could Contribute Early
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