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Laurent Robinson biography

Date of birth : 1985-05-20
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Fort Lewis, Washington
Nationality : American
Category : Sports
Last modified : 2010-12-28
Credited as : Football player NFL, wide receiver for the St. Louis Rams, Pro Bowl/NFL Draft player

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Laurent Robinson is an American football wide receiver for the St. Louis Rams of the National Football League.

Pro Highlights:
Acquired with fifth- (160th overall) and sixth-round (196th overall) draft choices by St. Louis from Atlanta in exchange for fifth- (138th overall) and sixth-round (176th overall) draft choices (4/6/09)...placed on reserve/injured list (12/16/08)...selected by Atlanta in the third round (75th overall) of the 2007 NFL Draft (4/29/07).

Third-year veteran with career totals of 42 receptions for 489 yards…has played in 21 contests with six starts…longest career reception came on a 74-yard catch for a touchdown at Arizona (12/23/07).

2008 SEASON: Participated in six games and caught five passes for 52 yards…missed eight games due to injury and was placed on the reserve/injured list (12/16)…Week 2 at Tampa Bay (9/14): Tallied four receptions for 45 yards.

2007 SEASON: Totaled 37 receptions for 437 yards and one touchdown in 15 contests…at Minnesota (9/9): Started at wide receiver in his NFL debut and tallied three catches for 32 yards…at New Orleans (10/21): Hauled in three catches for 53 yards…at Arizona (12/23): Tallied career highs in receptions (seven) and receiving yards (114) in addition to posting his first career receiving touchdown on a 74-yard catch-and-run…combined with teammate Roddy White’s 141 receiving yards, the Falcons produced their first 100-yard receiving game by teammates since Terance Mathis (198) and Tony Martin (109) vs. New Orleans (12/13/98).

College Highlights:
His 192 career receptions broke an Illinois State school-record of 177 by Rickey Garrett (1996-99) and is topped only by Eddie Berlin of Northern Iowa (249, 1997-2000), Mike Furrey of Northern Iowa (242, 1997-99) and Cornell Craig of Southern Illinois (207, 1996-99) on the Gateway Conference all-time record list…his 3,007 yards surpassed Garrett’s old school career-record of 2,719 yards (2,558 in Gateway play) and rank fifth in Gateway Conference annals…set school and conference single-game records with 292 yards receiving vs. Indiana State in 2005, topping the old ISU mark of 259 yards by Garrett…consensus All-America and All-Gateway Conference first-team preseason selection in 2006…started nine games, finishing second on the team with 40 receptions for 718 yards (18.0 avg.) and seven touchdowns…finalist for the Walter Payton Award in 2005, given to the top offensive player in the NCAA Division I-AA ranks…added All-Gateway Conference first-team honors and was named the league’s Offensive Player of the Year in 2005...communication studies major.

Personal :
Born Laurent Robinson on May 20, 1985, in Fort Lewis, Wash…attended Rockledge (Fla.) High School…led team to consecutive state championships (squad posted back to back 14-1 records, 2001-02)…earned All-State honorable mention, All-Space Coast first-team and All-Conference accolades…recorded 55 receptions for 903 yards and 11 touchdowns as a senior…resides in Rockledge, Fla.

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