Robinson's Iowa Junior Day

Adam Robinson spent most of Saturday in Iowa City before returning home for a basketball game against SE Polk. Read about Robinson and his junior day visit in this premium recruiting update.

Adam Robinson, a 5-9, 181-pound RB out of Lincoln HS in Des Moines, Iowa took a junior day visit to Iowa this weekend, along with teammates L.J. Gamblin and Jordan Bernstine.

Robinson, who is hearing from Iowa, Iowa State, Kansas, and Louisville, spent Saturday touring the Iowa campus and hearing from coaches.

"It was fun," Robinson said. "They took us through the campus a little bit, they showed us the weight room, we talked about that. We got to go to the game, watch that, that was a good experience. Overall, the coaches just went out of their way to make all the recruits feel at home there.

"I hadn't been up in the press box before. You get a great view of the field from up there, I guess it's a new press box. We ate lunch up there, they talked about academics, it's a great experience."

Robinson said he had been up to Iowa City twice before, once accompanying 2007 Iowa Signee Jordan Bernstine on a visit, and once for the 2006 Iowa/Iowa State football game in September.

Robinson finished his junior season with a bang, recording 204 total yards in his team's final game against WDM Valley, including a 99-yard touchdown run. His junior stats totaled 1192 yards on 98 carries, over 12 yards per carry. Stats aren't the most important thing for Robinson, however.

"I don't try to get a big play every time," Adam said. "I just try to do the little things to help my team out, I don't get caught up in stats. If I don't have a great night, I don't get that many carries, and my team wins, I don't worry about that. I'm just happy when my team wins."

With his teammate, Jordan Bernstine, having been through the Iowa recruiting routine last year, Robinson has spoken with him about Iowa and what they have to offer.

"(Jordan told me) the coaching staff really helps you out a lot," Robinson said. "Once you get settled in up there, it's a real good place to be. You get a lot of help as far as academics. Whenever you want academic help, you get it. The players, they're all real nice guys, they've helped him out when he's been up there for visits and things like that."

Robinson also plays basketball. Lincoln will play WDM Valley on Tuesday in the Sub-State finals for a chance to head to Wells Fargo Arena for state.

Robinson said he plans to attend both Iowa and Iowa State camps this summer, but athletics won't be the only deciding factor in his college choice.

"Other than the athletics, there's academics," he said. "I want to get a good degree, so I have a diploma to fall back on. I'm looking at playing time, as far as when I might have a good shot at playing, that might play a part in where I decide to go."

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