Alexander Robinson is a speedy running back that and one of the newest Iowa State Commitments. Here, Robinson talks about being a Cyclone and his experiences on his visit to Iowa State.
Alexander Robinson is officially
going to be a Cyclone next season. The speedy running back out of
Minneapolis, Minnesota visited Iowa State on
December 2nd and now he's ready to continue his career in Ames.
"I'm happy to be a Cyclone. I
chose the Cyclones because that's where I feel most comfortable. The players and
the coaches were first and foremost very honest with me. I felt very comfortable
with them. I felt I could be around them for years," said
Robinson is also excited to mix up
the big city lifestyle that he's become so used to over the years being raised
"Minneapolis is a big city. I kind of wanted to
get away a little bit and Ames is a smaller town but it's not that small.
It's far enough from home but if I ever need to get back it's not that far,"
Academically, Robinson is planning
on being a business major and Iowa
State's business program lured him to
"I plan on majoring in business
management and they built a brand new business center so that was another
reason," said Robinson.
When it came down to it, the fact
that he felt so comfortable in Ames was the deciding factor. He also got a
chance to hang out with some player on his visit and that had a big impact on
"What I thought was really useful
was sitting down and talking with the players. I saw how they felt about the
coaches and the atmosphere in Ames and playing for Coach Mac. I wanted to see
what kind of a coach that Coach Alford was since he'll be my position coach,"
Robinson was hosted by R.J. Sumrall and he got a chance to hang out with Jason Scales a lot on his
Robinson feels that his speed is
the number one thing that he'll bring to Iowa State. He's looking forward to coming in
and competing for playing time next season as a true freshman. Robinson chose
Iowa State over Minnesota. He said it was only a two team