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  Dale Robinson
Dale Robinson

Player Profile

Queens, N.Y.

High School:
Holy Cross

Last College:
Glendale (Ariz.) CC

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 232



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ASU: Junior college transfer who emerged as one of the top linebackers in the nation...was named 2005 Pac-10 Conference Pat Tillman Co-Defensive Player of the Year...anchored ASU's defense with his fierce tackling and tenacious athleticism...earned All-Pac-10 honors in each of his two seasons with the Sun Devils...started 23 of 24 career gaems...played both MIKE and SAM linebacker positions as well as defensive end...led the team in tackles as a senior and finished second as a junior...led ASU in tackles in 11 games over his career...finished his two-year career with 208 tackles (124 solo), 28 tackles for loss and 8.5 quarterback sacks.

2005: Was named Pat Tillman Co-Defensive Player of the Year in the Pac-10 Conference...earned first team All-Pac-10 honors...was named the team's Most Valuable Defensive Player at the year-end banquet...played in all 11 games, starting 10...saw time as a situational defensive end in addition to his usual MIKE linebacker position...ranked first on the team and second in the Pac-10 with 115 tackles (74 solo)...also led the team and tied for the conference lead with 15.0 tackles for loss (12 solo)...led the team and the Pac-10 with 71 solo tackles...tied for the team lead and tied for third in the conference with three forced fumbles...ranked second on the team with four quarterback sacks...also recovered two fumbles...led the Sun Devils in tackles in seven games...recorded 10 or more tackles in six games...was named one of 13 "Players to TiVo" for the postseason bowl games by Sporting News...named Pac-10 Defensive Player of the Week honors for his performance Sept. 10 against fifth-ranked LSU after recording a career-best 15 tackles (11 solo) in addition to 2.5 tackles for loss, one sack, and one forced fumble...the 11 solo tackles were also a career high ...recorded 14 tackles (11 solo) against top-ranked USC on Oct.1 to lead the team...also had 14 tackles (9 solo) at No. 14 UCLA on Nov. 12...had 11 tackles (9 solo) and forced a fumble against No. 25 Oregon on Sept. 24...recorded 10 tackles (8 solo) on senior day against rival Arizona...led the team with 8 total tackles to go along with 2.5 tackles for loss in the season opener against Temple on Sept. 1...was named to the preseason Butkus Award watch list...earned preseason honorable mention All-American honors by Street & Smith's...named College Football News second team preseason All-Pac-10 and Athlon Sports third team preseason All-Pac-10...was listed as the 14th-best linebacker in the country by Lindy's...was also listed as a member of Lindy's second team preseason All-Pac-10.

2004: Started all 12 games at the SAM linebacker spot...earned honorable-mention All-Pac-10 honors...was part of a trio of linebackers that accounted for 35.0 percent of ASU's tackles...recorded 93 tackles, including 50 solo stops...finished second on the team and 10th in the Pac-10 with 7.8 tackles per game...led the team with 13.0 tackles for a loss (-54 yards)...added 4.5 sacks for a loss of 41 yards...had nine tackles, 2.5 tackles for loss and a sack in his Sun Devil debut against UTEP...turned in a career-best 14 tackles, including nine solo stops, in ASU's victory at Northwestern...added three TFLs and a sack in that game...was named the Pac-10 Defensive Player of the Week for his effort against NU...had 11 tackles (six solo) against two-time national champion USC...collected the first interception of his career late in the fourth quarter to help secure ASU's come-from-behind victory over UCLA...tallied 11 stops (seven solo) and three TFLs in ASU's Sun Bowl victory over Purdue...was named to the Sports Illustrated All-Bowl Team for his effort against the Boilermakers.

JUNIOR COLLEGE: A 2004 graduate of Glendale (Ariz.) Community College...was selected as the Defensive Player of the Year in the Western States Football League in 2003...earned first-team All-Western States Football League and all-region honors...tallied 114 tackles, 10 quarterback sacks, three forced fumbles and two fumbles recovered as a sophomore in 2003...led Glendale in tackles and scored a defensive touchdown in 2003... helped Glendale to a 9-2 record and a No. 8 national ranking as a sophomore...played as a freshman at C.W. Post, a New York Division II program in 2001 and 2002...led C.W. Post in tackles as a freshman with 97...was all-conference and made the all-freshman team there...coached by Joe Kersting at Glendale.

HIGH SCHOOL: A graduate of Holy Cross High School in Queens, N.Y....a two-time all-borough and all-city first-team...was the Queens Player of the Year...was all-metro and second-team all-state as a senior...set a school record with 118 tackles as a senior...high school coach was Tom Pugh.

PERSONAL: Is pursuing a degree in interdisciplinary studies (justice studies and education)...father is Dale Robinson (retired corrections officer)...mother is Koren Robinson (kindergarten teacher)...has four siblings: Tevin (18), Tristan (14), Tiffany (12) and Anthony (12)...grew up four blocks from former Sun Devil cornerback Chris McKenzie...played Pop Warner football with McKenzie...born in September of 1983 in Brooklyn, N.Y.

CAREER HIGHS: Unassisted Tackles: 11, vs. LSU (9/10/05). Assisted Tackles: 8, vs. USC (10/1/05). Total Tackles: 15, vs. LSU (9/10/05). Tackles for Loss: 3.0, twice, last vs. Purdue (12/31/04). Interceptions: 1, vs. UCLA (10/23/04).

Robinson's Career Statistics


Robinson's Game-by-Game Statistics

Northwestern 3/251.0/11.0/600
at Oregon State5/381.5/60.0/000
USC 6/8140.5/20.5/100
Oregon 9/2111.0/30.0/000
at Stanford3/580.5/10.0/000
Washington 6/391.5/40.5/200
at Washington State7/3102.0/71.0/600
at UCLA 9/5141.0/10.0/000
vs. Rutgers3/03 0.0/00.0/000
at Northwestern9/5143.0/121.0/1000
Oregon State1/671.5/201.0/1800
at Oregon3/360.0/00.0/000
at USC6/5110.0/00.0/000
at California4/040.0/00.0/000
Washington State4/040.0/00.0/000
at Arizona3/470.0/00.0/000
vs. Purdue7/4113.0/81.0/401
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