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July 24, 2013
Robinson lands spot on Big Ten list
Allen Robinson.CHICAGO - Add another one to the list for Penn State junior wide receiver
The Nittany Lions' breakout offensive star from the 2012 season, grabbing 77 receptions for 1,013 yards and 11 touchdowns, was named to the Big Ten's Preseason Players to Watch List on Wednesday morning.
In the Leaders Division, Robinson join three Ohio State Buckeyes - Braxton Miller, Bradley Roby and Ryan Shazier - plus Wisconsin linebacker Chris Borland. The Legends Division includes Michigan's Devin Gardner and Taylor Lewan, Michigan State linebacker Max Bullough, Nebraska quarterback Taylor Martinez and Northwestern running back Venric Mark.
The honor for Robinson comes just eight days following his last big honor, an addition to the Biletnikoff Award Watch List, awarded to the most outstanding receiver in college football each year.
Robinson is not one of three Nittany Lions in head coach Bill O'Brien's entourage to Chicago this week for the 42nd Annual Big Ten Media Days and Kickoff Luncheon.
Blue White Illustrated will have complete coverage of the next two days' media availabilities by O'Brien and his three players - linebacker Glenn Carson, safety Malcolm Willis and offensive lineman John Urschel.
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