Allen Robinson is an American Professional Football Wide Receiver currently connected to the Chicago Bears of the National Football League (NFL). Robinson was drafted by the Jacksonville Jaguars as the 61st overall candidate in the 2014 NFL draft, became the NFL co-leader in touchdowns in 2015, and was named to the NFL Top 100 Players of the 2016 season. In addition, he was a two-time winner of the Judge Howard Award during his college career, as well as a two-time winner of First Team All-American and a Consensus All-American in 2013. Learn more about his age, career statistics, size, family, and other interesting facts below.
Allen Robinson Bio (Age)
Allen Robinson was born on August 24, 1993, in Detriot, Michigan. He developed an interest in football at a very young age and joined the school football team while still in high school. He attended St. Mary’s Prep School and later completed his high school education at Orchard Lake High School. After graduating, Robinson enrolled at Penn State University, where he continued his college career.
While at Penn State University, Robinson played for the school soccer team under coach Joe Paterno. In his first year as a freshman, he played 12 games and three passes over 29 yards. The following year, after the departure of Justin Brown, Devon Smith, and Curtis Drake, Robinson became the team’s number one starting wide receiver in 2012. He saw a massive improvement in his games and finished the season with a total of 11 touchdowns, 1,018 yards, and 77 receptions.
In his junior year, 2013 Robinson had an impressive season; he played in 12 games and recorded 97 receptions with 1,432 yards and 6 touchdowns. At the end of the season, the growing star was named All-American by Sporting News and second All-American by Phil Steele. In 2014 Robinson did not continue his senior season but joined the NFL draft.
Allen Robinson NFL Career and Stats
Allen Robinson was named the 61st wide receiver chosen by the Jacksonville Jaguars in the second round of the 2014 NFL draft, making him the second wide receiver has chosen by the Jaguars after Marqise Lee and the 11th wide receiver to be selected in the draft. He signed a four-year contract worth $3.51 million ($1.17 guaranteed) with the Jaguars on June 21, 2014; the contract included a signing bonus of $877,718. Allen made his first appearance for the Jaguars in their match against the Philadelphia Eagles on 7 September 2014. He later won the starting jersey and started the remaining eight games. He ended his rookie year with ten games, eight of which he started. He also scored two touchdowns and 48 receptions with 548 receiving quarters.
In the 2015 season, Robinson was made a regular starter alongside Allen Hurns. This time he led the Jaguars in receptions, reception quarters, and touchdowns. He finished the season with an outstanding record of 14 touchdowns and 80 receptions with 1,400 reception courtyards. For this remarkable achievement, he became the second Jaguar receiver after Jimmy Smith to reach 1,000 receptions in a single season. He was called to the 2016 Pro Bowl to replace Calvin Johnson, who was plagued by injuries and also finished 31st in the NFL Top 100 Players of 2016.
Robinson was not so spectacular in 2016, as the Jaguars had an uneventful season with a 3-13 record. Jaguar coach Gus Bradley was dismissed after the 15th week of the season and replaced by Doug Marrone. Robinson finished the season with six touchdowns and 73 receptions with 883 receiving courts. The following season he injured himself in the first week of play against Houston Texans, which excluded him for the rest of the 2017 season.
In 2018, Allen Robinson left the Jaguars and signed a three-year $42 million contract with the Chicago Bears, which made him a free player.
Family – Parents and Siblings
Allen Robinson was raised by his African American parents Allen Robinson and his wife Tracie. He is the youngest of his parents’ two children; he has an older sister named Ashley with whom he grew up in Michigan. Ashley graduated from Michigan State University and currently lives in the Detriot area. His parents were instrumental in his success and have always supported him in everything he does. While he was at St. Mary’s Prep School, Allen’s father took him to Orchard Lake in ninth grade. There he improved both academically and playfully. He studied telecommunications at Penn State University and is also interested in becoming a sports reporter and coach.
Height and Weight
Since the beginning of his career, this outstanding wide receiver has been distinguished by its masculine and well-built body structure. He is very tall, stands at 6 feet 2 inches, and weighs 220 pounds. His arm length is 32 centimeters. Robinson also has black hair and brown eyes.