PLAYER
Corey Robinson
T #70
Height:
6-7
Weight:
317
Age:
25
College:
South Carolina
Hometown:
Havelock, NC
Experience:
3

Quick Stats (2017):

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5
GS
3
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGames
GGS
TOTAL 20 6
2017 DET 5 3
2016 DET 14 3
2015 DET 1 0
Recent Games
WKOppResult
1 ARI W 35-23
10 CLE W 38-24
11 @CHI W 27-24
12 MIN L 23-30
13 @BAL L 20-44
14 @TB W 24-21

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Biography

Sizeable offensive tackle who came to Detroit in 2015 following a four-year career at South Carolina where he protected the left side of the offensive line.

TRANSACTIONS

  • Activated from Reserve-Injured, Designated for Return on November 11, 2017.
  • Placed on the Reserve/Injured list on September 12, 2017.
  • Removed from the Active/Physically Unable to Perform list on September 1, 2017.
  • Placed on Active/Physically Unable to Perform on July 25, 2017.
  • Placed on Reserve/Injured on January 3, 2017.
  • Placed on Active/Physically Unable to Perform on July 24, 2016.
  • Drafted by the Detroit Lions in the seventh round (240th overall) of the 2015 NFL Draft.

PRO

Sizeable offensive tackle who came to Detroit in 2015 following a four-year career at South Carolina where he protected the left side of the offensive line.

2017: Placed on the Reserve/Injured list at the beginning of the season.

  • Returned to the Lions offensive line in Week 10 vs. Cleveland (11/12), playing the right guard position and contributing to an offense that scored three passing touchdowns while averaging 5.5 yards per carry on the ground.

2016: Saw time on offense and special teams in Week 2 vs. Tennessee (9/18).

  • Continued to contribute on both offense and special teams in Week 5 vs. Philadelphia (10/9), earning his first career start as a sixth offensive lineman on offense.
  • Played on both offense and special teams in Week 6 vs. Los Angeles (10/16).
  • Inactive in Weeks 7-8.
  • Filled in for T Riley Reiff (illness) and played every offensive snap at right tackle in Week 9 at Minnesota (11/6). Helped bolster an offensive line that blocked for QB Matthew Stafford as he threw for 219 yards and two scores, including the game-winning touchdown pass to WR Golden Tate that gave Detroit a 22-16 overtime victory.
  • Made his third start of the season at right tackle in Week 17 vs. Green Bay (1/1). Led the way for RB Zach Zenner to rush 20 times for 69 yards and a touchdown in defeat. 

2015: Debuted in his first career NFL game in Week 1 at San Diego (9/13) before being inactive for the remainder of the season.

COLLEGE

Began his college career at South Carolina as a transition player from offensive line to defensive line, before permanently switching back to offensive line as a redshirt sophomore in 2012.  Logged 35 career starts in 38 games during his time as a Gamecock.

2014: Started every game in 2014 as a senior, marking his third-consecutive year as a starter along the offensive line. Was named a preseason Second Team All-SEC selection by the SEC media and coaches.

  • Named SEC Offensive Lineman of the Week vs. Georgia.

2013: Started all 13 games at left tackle as a redshirt junior and was a member of the SEC Fall Academic Honor Roll.

2012: Returned from a brief stint on the defensive line to his more familiar side of the ball as he worked his way into the starting lineup at tackle.

  • Made his first-career start at left tackle against Missouri.
  • Started nine of the final 10 games of the season.

2011: Transitioned from offensive line to defensive line in spring ball. Did not see any game action.

2010: Redshirted as a true freshman.

PERSONAL

Played his high school football for coach Bob Bryant at Havelock (N.C.) High School, graduating in 2010. Played mostly offensive guard, but saw action along all five positions on the offensive line and some defensive line. Selected to play in the Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas.

  • Rated as a three-star prospect by Rivals.
  • Earned a degree in hotel, restaurant and tourism management from South Carolina.

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