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Cory Robinson

Cory  Robinson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Knoxville, Tenn.

High School:
Central

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 260

Position:
DE

Birthdate:
05/06/1982

Experience:
4L

2004: Drew the start at right defensive end in all 11 games ... Credited with 27 tackles (18 solo), including 8.5 TFLs (-23 yards) and one QB sack (-11 yards) ... Also recorded three QB pressures and two pass deflections ... Earned his fourth letter ... vs. Memphis (9/4): Credited with one TFL (-2 yards) ... at Alabama (9/11): Tallied four stops ... vs. Vanderbilt (9/18): Recorded three hits (two solo), including one QB sack (-11 yards) ... at Wyoming (9/25): Registered three hits (two solo), including a 0.5 TFL (-1 yard) ... vs. Arkansas State (10/2): Recorded two QB pressures ... vs. Auburn (10/30): Tallied three solo stops, including one TFL (-1 yard) ... at Arkansas (11/13): Recorded a season-high five tackles (four solo) ... at LSU (11/20): Credited with three tackles, including a career-high two TFLs (-3 yards) ... Also had two pass deflections ... vs. Mississippi State (11/27): Had three hits (two solo), including tying a career high with two TFLs (-4 yards) ...Spring 2004: Although he missed a lot of spring practice due to class conflicts, still emerged as the starter at left defensive end.

2003: Appeared in 10-of-13 games ... Earned his third letter ... Missed games versus Arkansas State (10/11), Alabama (10/18) and Arkansas (10/25) due to an ankle injury ... Recorded 11 hits (seven solo), including 5.0 TFLs (-13 yards) and 1.5 sacks (-6 yards) ... Also had one QB pressure ... at Vanderbilt (8/30): Had one TFL (-1 yard) in the 24-21 victory over the Commodores ... vs. Louisiana-Monroe (9/13): Credited with one TFL (-1 yard) ... at Florida (10/4): Recorded two stops (one solo), including 0.5 TFL (-1 yard) ... vs. LSU (11/22): Had two stops, including one TFL (-4 yards) ... at Mississippi State (11/27): Recorded 1.5 sacks (-6 yards) in the 31-0 win ... The sacks were the first of his career ... Spring 2003: Ended the spring behind Charlie Anderson on the right side ... Had five tackles in Red-Blue spring game.

2002: Played in 10-of-13 games this season ... Did not play in the season opener versus UL-Monroe (8/31) ... Also did not see action at Arkansas (10/26) or in the regular-season finale against Mississippi State (11/28) ... Made starts at left defensive end versus Memphis (9/7) and Texas Tech (9/14) ... Earned his second letter ... Totaled seven tackles (four solo) ... Made a season-high four tackles (two solo) versus Memphis (9/7).

2001: Named to the Knoxville News-Sentinel Freshman All-SEC team ... Appeared in all 11 games to earn his first letter ... Made six starts at right defensive end ... Drew first career start versus Alabama (10/13), recording three solo tackles ... Credited with 36 tackles (12 solo), including one TFL for -1 yard, and four QB pressures ... Recorded a season-high six tackles versus Arkansas (11/3) and Georgia (11/17).

2000: Did not see action ... Redshirted.

HIGH SCHOOL: First team All-State pick of the Associated Press and Tennessee Sportswriters Association ... Two-time All-State, All-Region, All-Knoxville Football League, and All-East Tennessee ... Earned Player of the Week honors three times ... Saw action at linebacker, defensive end, and tight end, never missing a practice or a game ... Played as early as his freshman year when he was thrown into the fire as an outside linebacker ... Also played OLB sophomore year ... Moved to strong linebacker junior year as he went from 6-3 to 6-5 and from 205 pounds to 230 ... Was then moved to defensive end for senior season and helped team to 12-3 record and Class 4-A state runner-up spot when he was credited with 132 tackles, including 65 solo stops with 15 hits for minus yardage ... Was moved back to middle linebacker late in the year when a teammate was hurt ... Central went 11-2 in 1998, making it to the quarterfinals ... Coached in high school by Joel Helton ... Earned four letters in football and two in basketball.

PERSONAL: Son of Robert L. and Tracy R. Fair ... Full name is Cory Alexander Robinson ... Born: May 6, 1982 ... Majoring in Sociology.

ROBINSON'S CAREER STATISTICS
--DEFENSE--

Year G-S UT AT TT TFL-YDS Sacks-Yds CF FR PD PRES INT BLK
2001 11-6 12 24 36 0.5-1 0-0 0 0 0 4 0 0
2002 10-2 4 3 7 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2003 10-0 7 4 11 5.0-13 1.5-6 0 0 0 1 0 0
2004 11-11 18 9 27 8.5-23 1.0-11 0 0 2 3 0 0
Totals 42-19 41 40 81 14.0-37 2.5-17 0 0 2 8 0 0

ROBINSON'S CAREER HIGHS
TACKLES: 6, twice, vs. Arkansas (11/3/2001) and vs. Georgia (11/17/2001)
SOLO TACKLES: 4, at Arkansas (11/13/2004)
TFLs: 2.0, twice, at LSU (11/20/2004) and vs. Mississippi State (11/27/2004)
QB SACKS: 1.5, at Mississippi State (11/27/2003)
QB PRESSURES: 2, twice, at Kentucky (9/29/2001) and vs. Arkansas State (10/2/2004) PASSES DEFENSED:2, at LSU (11/20/2004)

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