Huskers extend offer to Texas speedster

The saying goes that everything is bigger in Texas. More often than not, it's a true statement, but for this athlete from Klein (Texas) Oak, size isn't what sets him apart. What sets him apart from other players is speed. He has a lot of it. Try a recent 4.33/40 time. That is why this player, who sat out last year, is quietly becoming a hot commodity.

At 5-foot-9 and 170-pounds with a 4.33/40, Terrence Robinson sounds an awful lot like Marcus Mendoza who is currently at Nebraska. Robinson has a very busy summer ahead of him.

"Yes sir," Robinson said. "I am doing conditioning with the team and I am also doing summer school. I also have seven on seven."

While the recruiting attention, from recruiting services, has been slow Robinson still has a half dozen offers. "I have six offers right now. They are from Houston, Tulsa, New Mexico State, TCU, SMU and Nebraska."

With Robinson's speed, it's easy to understand why some schools just want him on their team. Others have stated that they would like Robinson as a receiver.

"A lot of them are recruiting me as an athlete, but some schools like me as a receiver. New Mexico State and TCU like me as a receiver."

Robinson hasn't given a lot of thought as to which position he would prefer to play in college. He might just prefer to play where it helps the team the most and leads to playing time.

"In college, I love running back. I have been playing that position since first grade. Honestly, I would play where I could help the team, whether it's running back, receiver or cornerback."

Robinson is getting a look on defense, but primarily he will be used offensively at Klein Oak. "I do play some defense now. It's as a cornerback, but I guess that you could say that it's more of a nickel back."

What sets Robinson apart is his work ethic. He has to put forth tremendous effort in everything that he does. Also, he has been playing the game of football for a very long time.

"I would say my work ethic. Anyone can work hard, but coming from my family I have to work hard at everything that I do."

"I would also say just playing and knowing the game. I have been playing since I was in first grade."

One of the reasons Robinson is flying a little under the radar is because of his transfer from Spring (Texas) to Klein Oak in the middle of his junior year.

"My sophomore year I played varsity at Spring. I transferred in the middle of my sophomore year. So, the UIL will make you sit out a year."

"I didn't play varsity last year at Klein Oak. I had to sit out varsity last year, but I was able to play junior varsity."

While Robinson is sitting on a handful of offers, he hasn't narrowed things down at all. He isn't putting a timeline on his commitment either. A couple of schools will get visits because family is close by.

"I really don't have a list of favorites. I appreciate everyone that is interested in me. I appreciate the calls and the texts. That in itself means a lot to me."

"I wouldn't give a set date, as of right now, I wouldn't plan on committing anytime soon. I would like to get out and visit each of the schools."

"I want to get out and see the schools. I want to see the campus and get a chance to check out the academic program. Stuff like that."

"I plan on getting out and making some trips. I want to visit SMU and TCU because I have relatives in Dallas and the Denton area."

Robinson has seen a couple of schools already and there may be a couple of others that are easy to hit. He would like to see some schools this summer and will take official visits.

"I have been to Tulsa. I was there just a couple of weeks ago. I pretty much know all about U of H. I have been there a couple of times."

"I plan on getting out. I know that I will make official visits, but as far as unofficial visits, I am not sure where I will be taking them."

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