Robinson Speaks, Adds OU Offer

The nations #24 overall prospect in the country has been silent up to this point but the huge offensive tackle out of Olive Branch was kind enough to update us on his recruitment.

"Spring practice started last week and everything is going good so far," added the massive 6' 8", 325 pound left tackle, Damien Robinson. "I am just personally working on my bench press and upper body strength in general. I am also working on my footwork. Everything else (about my game) is pretty much good to go."

What makes the 5-Star offensive lineman so special, outside the obvious, his size?

"I really do not know. I just come to work and do what my coaches tell me to do and work hard."

What does Robinson excel at the most on the offensive line?

"I am more of a zone blocking player, and I am good at pass protection."

Has Damien spotted any coaches at his practices so far?

"My coach handles all of that. I really do not know. I did see a coach from Ole Miss at school the other day, and I saw a coach from Tennessee, I believe, there too."

College coaches started calling on May 1st; any phone calls?

"Coach Samsel talks to all of the coaches. I have never talked to anybody on the phone, but I did talk to the Alabama coaches went I went down there. Naturally, we talked while I was on my visit."

Where all has Robinson visited this Spring?

"The only campus I have been to is Alabama and that is it."

Was this Robinson's first time to see the Alabama campus?

"No, I have been there three times overall. I went down there for a camp last summer and a game in the fall and Jr Day this spring."

What stood out about the Tide?

"Well, I just like the overall team. They play together as a team, just like any other team."

What did the Alabama coaches say to Robinson while on the visit?

"I talked to their OL coach and Coach Saban. I can not remember the OL coach's name, but they told me I had a good opportunity to play early and play for a championship team."

Which colleges now have an offer on the table for Damien?

"My head coach has all of that information. He handles everything with my recruitment, but I can tell you that Oklahoma was my latest offer."

Which schools have caught Damien's eye up to this point?

"I do not know. I have not narrowed it down yet. I am going to sit down with my head coach after my senior season and go over that kind of stuff."

Where all will Damien camp at this summer?

"My head coach schedules all of that stuff. He makes all that out, and we have not gone over any of that yet."

Which colleges has he camped at in the past?

"Last year I went to LSU, Alabama, and Auburn. The year before I went to Ole Miss' OL camp and MSU's Jr Day."

What is going on with the Mississippi schools, Ole Miss and MSU?

"I do not know too much about the Mississippi schools. I guess I will learn more about them on my visits. They are both recruiting me pretty good, I just have not had a chance to talk to them yet."

When it does come decision time; what will be the main factors?

"Probably academics and a good winning team that has values and morals. Playing time is not important to me. That will take care of itself."

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