Patience is a Virtue

Three-star Austrian Robinson discusses the latest in his recruitment inside.

Austrian Robinson realized that recruiting would pick up in the summer. But he didn't expect his to become so competitive.

The 6-foot-5 product out of Trinity-Pawling (N.Y.) is receiving interest from Penn State and recently visited Rutgers and Maryland in June. Robinson previously told that he would cut down his list of schools near the end of this summer. But currently he doesn't have any favorites, and he has no clue how he will make a decision.

"I wanted to wait until after my senior season to make a decision so I could focus on my senior season, but now it's like every other week, a new school pops up," Robinson said in a phone interview. "I'll probably [make a decision] in early November."

Syracuse has expressed interest through the recruiting efforts of defensive line coach Tim Daoust.

"I met the D-line coach, and I like his energy," Robinson said. "He seems like an energetic guy."

The lineman plans to visit the Orange in August, but he currently doesn't have a set date yet. Though he is still trying to learn about the program, one thing is evident already.

"The thing that stands out to me the most is that after school, after everything's over, the connections stay there," Robinson said. "I think that Syracuse has a really good chance. Right now, anybody has a good chance, but I can see them putting me in the right positions so I can get to where I want to go."

He has no favorites, but he said that Rutgers is appealing because of how close it is to home. And the serious interest of Maryland excites him.

"I'm just looking at how I like the campus and how it looks, " Robinson said. "And I want to hear how the coaches talk to me, how the players are and my comfort level.

"Maryland—its something new. I always thought about going there because I like the school. And it's possible that I can go there now."

In August, he will definitely visit Pitt, Penn State and Temple, with plans to check out Kansas, Virginia and Georgia Tech, all unofficially. So far, he says he's only had unofficial visits with Maryland and UCF.

The three-star recruit says that he looks forward to making his college decision, but he's approaching it cautiously.

"I'm a little nervous. And that is part of the reason I may choose my school late," Robinson said. "I don't want to be one of those people that de-commit.

"I want to make sure that I go to the place I'm for sure staying at."

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