Kylan Robinson Q&A

Kylan Robinson is a 6-foot-1, 215-pound running back from Tampa, Fla. We took time to ask Kylan questions that you might not have heard during the recruiting process.

What's your family like?

"I have one sister and I was raised by my mom. My mom and dad have been divorced since I was like 10."

When did you first start playing football?

"I started playing football when I was in the 6th grade."

Who has been the most influential person in your life?

"My mom. She puts hard work into everything that she does. She wants what is best for me and wants me to be doing better than she is doing now. That is why she pushed me come down here to Florida to try and get a scholarship and an education."

Talk about your favorite football memory.

"When I was in Alaska and I was playing receiver I had three catches for over 100-yards and I scored my first touchdown. I was really excited."

When did you know you were going to be a major recruit?

"Probably right after my 400-yard game this last season. That is when all of the coaches started to call me. I did not realize until after the coaches started calling me because I didn't know it was that big of a deal."

What made UM different than everyone else?

"It was the school I wanted to go to since I was a kid. I grew up watching them on TV all the time and they have one of the best teams year in and year out."

Which assistant coach was most responsible for recruiting you to Miami?

"At first it was Dan Werner, but then it was coach Tim Walton."

What's the best memory of your recruiting process?

"Going on the visit down in Miami. I had a good time talking with the players and the coaches and just hanging out."

What other sports do you play?

"I play forward for the basketball team. We are a pretty good team, we just won districts the other night."

What jersey number do you plan on wearing at Miami?

"I am going to take number 22, because that is the only number that is open right now."

Do you have any nicknames?


What are your hobbies outside of playing sports?

"Listening to music and hanging out with my friends—playing video games."

If you were granted one dream in life, what happens in it?

"I do not get hurt playing football and that I play college football, make it to the pros and have a good pro career."

What is your favorite:

food? Sweet Potatoes

musical artist? Dr. Dre

movie? Life

TV show? Flavor of Love

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