No chops: Penn State’s Robinson out vs
Adam Rittenberg, ESPN Senior Citizen WriterOct 28, 2023, 11:17 AM ET
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Robinson remained Saturday’s game against Indiana after conjecturing to the helmet in last week’s loss to Ohio State.Robinson, noted as Mel Kiper’s No. 4 outside linebacker prospect for the 2024 NFL draft, left the field in the 2nd quarter after taking in an unintentional hit from Ohio State offending lineman Matt Jones. He had a hard time to get to his feet and later was hauled to the locker room, although a source informed ESPN that Robinson was much better after the game.A junior from Gaithersburg, Maryland, Robinson leads Penn State with three sacks and has 5 tackles for loss,
a forced fumble and 3 quarterback hurries. He earned honorable mention All-Big Ten honors in 2022, his very first season at Penn State after transferring from Maryland, when he taped 5.5 sacks, 10 takes on for loss, two pass breaks up, 3 quarterback hurries, a fumble healing and a forced fumble.Penn State backup protective end Amin Vanover was listed as doubtful at the start of Saturday’s game. He has 1.5 sacks and a forced fumble this season.