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Exodus to NFL continues as Allen Robinson leaves Penn State

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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.

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3 Responses to “Exodus to NFL continues as Allen Robinson leaves Penn State”
  1. ravanator says: Jan 2, 2014 3:37 PM

    Awesome, another Penn State player that will be drafted in the first round and be out of league in couple years. BUST!!!!

  2. tigertigerwoodsyall says: Jan 2, 2014 6:23 PM

    Get a clue, dude. PSU has over 25 guys in the NFL right now and 6 in the hall of fame. In case you’re wondering, only Notre Dame (10) and USC (11) have double digit alumni in the HOF.

  3. jburns9999 says: Jan 2, 2014 9:08 PM

    PSU also has some coaches in the Hall of Shame.

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