Allen Robinson is an American professional football wide receiver currently associated with the Chicago Bears of the National Football League (NFL). Drafted by the Jacksonville Jaguars as the 61st overall pick in the NFL draft of 2014, Robinson became an NFL co-leader in receiving touchdowns in 2015 and was listed in the NFL Top 100 Players of the 2016 season. In addition, he was a two-time Richter-Howard Award winner during his college career as well as a two-time First-team All-American and a Consensus All-American in 2013. Learn more about his age, career stats, height, family and other interesting facts below.
Allen Robinson’s Bio (Age)
Allen Robinson was born in Detriot, Michigan on August 24, 1993. He developed an interest in football from a very young age and while he was in high school, he joined the school football team. He went to St Mary’s Prep School and later completed his high school education at Orchard Lake High School. Upon graduation, Robinson enrolled at Penn State University where he continued with his college career.
While at Penn State University, Robinson played for the school football team under coach Joe Paterno. In his rookie year, he appeared in 12 games and recorded three passes for 29 yards. The following year, after the departure of Justin Brown, Devon Smith, and Curtis Drake; Robinson became the number one starting wide receiver for the team in 2012. He recorded a massive improvement in his games finishing the season with a total of 11 touchdowns, 1,018 yardage, and 77 receptions.
During his junior year in 2013, Robinson had an impressive season; he featured in twelve games recording 97 receptions, with 1,432 yards and 6 touchdowns. At the end of the season, the growing star was named to the All-American team by the Sporting News and All-American second team by Phil Steele. In 2014, Robinson didn’t continue with his senior season, rather he joined the NFL draft.
NFL Career and Stats
Allen Robinson was selected by the Jacksonville Jaguars as their 61st overall pick during the second round of the NFL draft of 2014. After Marqise Lee, Allen was the second wide receiver picked by the Jaguars and the 11th wide receiver to be picked in the draft. He signed a four-year deal 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 game against Philadelphia Eagles on September 7, 2014. He later won the starting shirt and started the remaining eight games. He finished his rookie year featuring in ten games out of which he started eight. In addition, he recorded two touchdowns and 48 receptions with 548 receiving yards.
During the 2015 season, Robinson was made a regular starter alongside Allen Hurns. This time he led the Jaguars in receptions, receiving yards, and touchdowns. He finished the season with an excellent record of 14 touchdowns and 80 receptions with 1,400 receiving yards. For this remarkable feat, he became the second Jaguar’s receiver after Jimmy Smith to reach 1,000 receiving yards in a single season. He was named to the 2016 Pro Bowl as an alternate for Calvin Johnson who was plagued by injuries and was also placed at the 31st position in the NFL Top 100 Players of 2016.
Robinson wasn’t so spectacular in 2016 as the Jaguars had an uneventful season with a 3-13 record. Jaguars coach Gus Bradley was shown the way out after week 15 of the season and was replaced by Doug Marrone. Robinson finished the season recording six touchdowns and 73 receptions with 883 receiving yards. The following season, he was injured in the week one game against Houston Texans which ruled him out for the rest of the 2017 season.
In 2018, becoming a free agent; Allen Robinson left the Jaguars and signed up with the Chicago Bears penning down a $42 million three-year deal with the Bears.
Family – Parents and Siblings
Allen Robinson was raised by Afro-American parents Allen Robinson and his wife Tracie. He is the youngest of the two children of his parents; he has an older sister named Ashley with whom he was raised in Michigan. Ashley graduated from the Michigan State University and currently lives in Detriot Area. His parents have been instrumental to his success and have always supported him in all he does. While he was at St Mary’s Prep School, Allen’s dad took him to Orchard Lake in ninth-grade. There he improved both academically and also stepped up his game. He studied telecommunications at the Penn State University and also has interest in becoming a sportscaster and a coach in the future.
Height and Weight
The outstanding wide receiver has been outstanding since the inception of his career thanks to his masculine and well-built body structure. He is very tall, standing at 6 feet 2 inches and weighing 220 pounds. His arm length is 32 inches and in addition, Robinson has black hair and brown eyes.