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Michael Robinson biography

Date of birth : 1983-02-06
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Richmond, Virginia
Nationality : American
Category : Sports
Last modified : 2010-12-06
Credited as : Football player NFL, running back for the Seahawks, Pro Bowl/NFL Draft player

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Michael Robinson is an American football running back for the Seattle Seahawks of the National Football League. He was drafted in the 4th round (100th overall) by the 49ers in the 2006 NFL Draft. He played college football at Penn State.

Signed with Seattle as a free agent on September 6, 2010.

NFL CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:

* Originally drafted by San Francisco in the fourth round (100th overall) of the 2006 NFL Draft. Played four seasons for the 49ers.
* In 2009, set a single-season career high with 414 kickoff returns yards and finished third on the team with 20 special teams tackles.
* Named a Pro Bowl alternate as a specialist after ranking third on the team with 16 special teams stops in 2008.
* In 2007, led team with 27 special teams tackles.
* Made first career start at running back in place of Frank Gore (ankle) at Atlanta (11/4/07).
* Excecuted a fake punt for 33 yards on a direct snap at Seattle (12/4/06), which established a career-long rushing attempt.

COLLEGE:

Became fifth player in Penn State history to gain more than 5,000 yards in total offense (5,168) and the only quarterback in school history to rush for more than 1,000 yards in a career, finishing with 1,637 yards and 20 touchdowns. Played in 44 games (28 starts-17 at quarter- back, six at running back, five at wide receiver). Named Big Ten Conference Offensive Player of the Year by the coach- es and was a consensus second-team All-Big Ten choice as a senior after totaling 3,156 total yards to set a school sea- son-record, shattering previous mark of 2,660 yards by Kerry Collins (1994)

PERSONAL:

Attended Varina High School in Richmond Virginia. Helped lead the school to four consecutive region- al titles and two state runner-up finishes. Rushed for 3,046 yards on 371 carries (8.2 avg) and 37 touchdowns with 2,409 yards on offense. Recorded 211 tackles and 18 inter- ceptions as a safety. Married to wife, Shameka, and the couple has three children. Earned advertising and public relations degree in three years (graduating in December, 2004).

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