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#71 William Ray Robinson III
Position: Offensive Line
Height: 6'3"
Weight: 305
Year: Redshirt Junior
City/State: Clinton, Md.
High School: Riverdale Baptist
Major: Journalism and Mass Comm.

Breakdown:  Comes into the 2013 season as one of the best offensive linemen in the MEAC…Earned first-team All-MEAC honors as a redshirt sophomore…Will be responsible for protecting the blindside of Aggie quarterbacks as the starting left tackle…Named second-team preseason All-American by Lindy’s Sports Annuals…Has the size, drive and skill set to be a dominant force upfront…Has the ability to play both tackle and guard positions…Has a passion for pass blocking and driving defensive linemen off the ball…Rarely gives up sacks, and anchored an offensive line that surrendered only 13 sacks last season…Once he is locked on a defensive lineman it will be hard for him to escape with Robinson’s 101 ½ -inch wingspan…Is tied for fourth on the team in bench press max at 390 pounds…Owns the best power clean on the team – 585 pounds – and can bench press 225 pounds 20 times…Has played in 21 games with 20 starts…Robinson, a journalism and mass communications major, also gets it done in the classroom…Has earned A&T scholar athlete honors three times and All-MEAC Academic recognition two times.  

 2012 Season: Started all 11 games for the Aggies…Played 717 snaps during the season…Earned first-team All-MEAC honors at season’s end…Did not surrender a sack all season, which played a part in the Aggies surrendering only 13 on the season…Graded out well against Virginia University of Lynchburg, helping the Aggies throw for 217 yards in the 40-7 win…Aggie quarterbacks dropped back 21 times against Howard and were only sacked once, and Robinson did not allow a sack in the Aggies’ 38-10 win on Oct. 13…Did not allow a sack in 34 pass attempts in a 17-7 win over S.C. State on Nov. 10…Did not allow a sack in 38 pass attempts in the Aggies’ 22-16 overtime win over N.C. Central on Nov. 17.

2011 Season: Played in 10 games with nine starts…Started the first five games of the season at left guard…Started against Delaware State, Howard, Norfolk State and S.C. State at left tackle…Played 582 snaps throughout the season.

High School: Played under Bob Shields at Riverdale Baptist…Robinson earned All-State honors as a senior…His stellar play along the offensive line also earned him a couple of spots in all-star games, including the Crab Bowl and the Prince George’s County vs. SMAC All-Star Game…Did not allow a sack as a senior, and he recorded 100 pancake blocks…Robinson benched 325 pounds and ran a 5.1 in the 40-yard dash. 

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