On the same day it officially lost its head coach, Penn State has also lost one of the most talented players at his position in the country.
Wide receiver Allen Robinson, the school announced, has opted to forego his remaining eligibility and make himself for the May NFL draft. The move is expected as Robinson is viewed as a first-round pick in the upcoming draft.
“It was a great honor to play at Penn State,” stated Robinson. “I am blessed to have played with, and for, the people in the Penn State football program. This is a decision that I believe is best for my family and I, and I wish all the best to the University and all my teammates.”
The past two seasons, Robinson has been named as the Big Ten’s receiver of the year. In 2013, Phil Steele named the junior a first-team All-American.
Robinson ranks Robinson ranks second in receptions (177) and third in receiving yardage (2,474 yds) on the Nittany Lions’ all-time lists.