Robiskie Discusses College Offers, Choices

Chagrin Falls, Ohio, standout wide receiver Brian Robiskie attended two days of Ohio State's summer football camp. Click here to see what Robiskie has to say about that experience as well as where things stand with his college offers and choices.

We had a chance to catch up with Chagrin Falls, Ohio, wide receiver Brian Robiskie last night. Robiskie is ranked as Ohio's 18th-best senior prospect by Ohio High.

There have been rumors that Robiskie (6-3 ½, 190, 4.5) has been offered by Ohio State. But he said the Buckeyes had not come through with that offer yet. He attended the final two days of OSU‘s second session of the all-position camp.

"I had a chance to work out and do the senior circuit there," said Robiskie, who is the son of former Oakland Raiders running back and current Cleveland Browns offensive coordinator Terry Robiskie. "I have not heard anything directly from them. But my coach was telling me it was worth it to go down there. I think I did a nice job and showed some things there.

"(OSU assistant Mel) Tucker recruits my area. He said he thought I did pretty good. I imagine when they get back into their office I will hear from them."

Robiskie enjoyed his time at Ohio State.

"I really loved it," he said. "I had been down there once before. Their indoor field is really good. I also got a chance to do a few things in their weight room."

Robiskie does have offers from Miami (Fla.), Penn State, Illinois and Indiana. Besides Ohio State, he is also considering USC and Michigan as possible choices.

"I did receive an offer from Miami and they are one of my top choices," Robiskie said. "I didn't get a chance to go down there this summer, but I have been down there. I haven't seen the football aspect that much there. I would say I would take their offer under heavy consideration. I definitely like Miami a lot."

Robiskie also had good things to say about Penn State.

"We had a fullback from here, Sean McHugh, who played at Penn State and just got drafted into the NFL," Robiskie said. "I have heard that the experience there and the coaches there are just unbelievable. I have been there twice with my dad to watch their players work out on pro day. They have a great facility."

Robiskie burst on the scene as a sophomore, when he caught nine touchdown passes in only seven games. As a junior, he had 50 catches for 743 yards and 11 touchdowns as Chagrin Falls posted a 6-4 mark. He also had two punt returns for touchdowns and averaged 24.8 yards on punt returns.

"I think with me being a big receiver, most people probably look at me as a possession receiver," he said. "But I know I can go deep and get the ball. I also think I do a good job of going up over defenders and adjusting to get the ball. I also take pride in my blocking as well. We run the ball a lot here. Most receivers can just catch the ball, but I think I do a good job of run blocking and knocking down the DBs and getting into the linebackers."

Robiskie wants to be a team leader as a senior.

"We have not won a conference championship here since my freshman year, so there are a lot of guys on our team who have never experienced that," he said. "I am taking it upon myself and so are the other seniors to teach the guys what it takes to get back to being conference champions here once again."

Obviously, with a dad who played in the NFL and now coaches there at a high level, Robiskie has received plenty of pointers.

"Most people think that by having a dad who coaches in the NFL that he makes me do stuff for the game every day and he's constantly on me like he's on his players," he said. "But he knows when to be a father, too. I have any questions he will answer them for me at any time. If I ever have any questions about routes or defensive schemes, he's always there for me."

Although Robiskie has his own team's training camp coming up, he will also probably be spotted around the Browns training complex in Berea whenever he can be there.

"I worked at their training camp last year and I hope to be able to do that again," he said. "I plan on taking advantage of their facilities and work out in their weight room and use their bands as much as possible."

Robiskie, who boasts a 30-inch vertical leap, also participates in basketball and track. He is in good shape academically as well with a 3.5 GPA and a 1080 on the SAT.


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