The Penn State wide receiver started just once in 2011. It's no coincidence he flourished under Bill O'Brien, and Robinson shared on Saturday how his former head coach impacted his career.
"Going into the off-season, he’d give me a list of things to work on," Robinson said at the NFL Scouting
As he did with other Nittany Lions, O'Brien had Robinson (6-2, 220) study game-tape of some former Patriots. He also enlisted the help of then-Penn State and current Texans wide receivers coach Stan Hixon, who was an assistant with the Bills.
"I got some tape of Brandon Lloyd, some Chad Johnson tape, and some tape of Stevie Johnson from Coach Hixon," Robinson said. "Kind of just seeing those guys at the next
Robinson said O'Brien and his staff were key in developing him as a player, and preparing the team to win despite an inordinate amount of adversity. As a freshman in 2011, he caught just three passes for 29 yards.
"It was a good experience," Robinson said. "He put our team in the best possible situations for us to win. Just challenging me as a player and as a person each and every day to improve my route-running and improve my play-making ability.”
Robinson and the wide receivers will run the 40-yard dash and go through drills on Sunday.