Possessing an impressive combination of the speed to keep up with the fastest wide receivers and outstanding ball skills, this 2010 first round draft pick has recorded 145 tackles (118 solo), seven interceptions, one returned for a touchdown, 35 passes defensed, six special teams tackles and two blocked kicks after starting 27-of-44 games played in the regular season in his first four campaigns.
NFL CAREER – Possessing an impressive combination of the speed to keep up with the fastest wide receivers and outstanding ball skills, this 2010 first round draft pick has recorded 145 tackles (118 solo), seven interceptions, one returned for a touchdown, 35 passes defensed, six special teams tackles and two blocked kicks after starting 27-of-44 games played in the regular season in his first four campaigns.
CAREER TRANSACTIONS – Placed on Injured Reserve, 9/18/13; Signed to a five-year contract, 7/30/10; Selected by New Orleans in the first round (32nd overall) in the 2010 NFL Draft.
2013 – Played in the first two games of the season, recording two solo tackles in opener vs. Atlanta, Sept. 8, before suffering a season-ending knee injury in contest following week at Tampa Bay, Sept. 15. 2012 – Appeared in and started all 16 games for the first time and had a career-high 64 tackles, one sack, three interceptions, one returned for a touchdown, 17 passes defensed and one forced fumble. Set career-highs in tackles, sacks, interception returns for a touchdown and forced fumbles…Dropped Robert Griffin III for a nine-yard loss in opener vs. Washington, Sept. 9…Picked off Aaron Rodgers in the third quarter at Green Bay, Sept. 30…Tied his career-high with nine tackles (seven solo) vs. San Diego, Oct. 7…Had two solo tackles, one pass defensed and one forced fumble at Denver, Oct. 28…Gave the Saints a first quarter 7-0 lead they would not relinquish vs. Philadelphia, Nov. 5, when Robinson picked off Michael Vick and returned it 99 yards for a touchdown. Robinson’s 99-yard return is tied for the longest in franchise history…Intercepted Colin Kaepernick vs. San Francisco, Nov. 25. 2011 – Played in 15 games with seven starts and registered 54 tackles (42 solo), four interceptions, and 15 passes defensed. Contributed on special teams with two tackles, a blocked FG and a blocked PAT…Tied a season-high with six tackles (three solo) vs. Houston, Sept. 25…Recorded his first career interception, when he picked off Blaine Gabbert, in addition to two passes defensed and one tackle at Jacksonville, Oct. 2…Made two tackles, intercepted a pass for the second straight game, when he picked off Cam Newton and blocked a PAT attempt at Carolina, Oct. 9…Tied a season-high with six tackles (five solo) and added one special teams stop vs. N.Y. Giants, Nov. 28…Made four solo tackles, one pass defensed and blocked a field goal attempt vs. Detroit, Dec. 4…Recorded four stops, an interception of former college teammate Christian Ponder, and two passes defensed at Minnesota, Dec. 18…Registered three solo tackles and broke up two passes vs. Atlanta, Dec. 26…Recorded three solo tackles and his second interception of Newton of the season vs. Carolina, 1/1/12…Had three tackles and one pass defense in NFC Wild Card Playoff game vs. Detroit…Set a postseason career-high with five tackles (four solo) and two passes defensed in NFC Divisional Playoff game at San Francisco. 2010 – Appeared in 11 games with four starts as a rookie and recorded 25 tackles (20 solo), three passes defensed and four special teams tackles…After seeing reserve action in three of first four games (inactive at San Francisco, Sept. 20), made first career start and tallied a team-high eight tackles (eight solo) and one pass defensed at Arizona, Oct. 10…Started three more games, suffering an ankle injury at Pittsburgh, Oct. 31, which caused him to be inactive for the next two contests at Carolina, Nov. 7 and vs. Seattle, Nov. 21…Returned to action at Dallas, Nov. 25 and posted three solo tackles…Recorded four tackles (three solo) in regular season finale vs. Tampa Bay, 1/2/11…Started in nickel defense in NFC Wild Card Playoff at Seattle, and made one solo tackle and one pass defensd.
COLLEGE – Appeared in 45 games at Florida State with 25 starts and totaled 117 tackles, seven interceptions, 21 pass defenses, one blocked punt and four forced fumbles…Started 12 games as a senior in 2009 and was named second-team All-ACC, as he finished with a career-high 52 tackles (36 solo), two forced fumbles and 11 passes defensed…Started eight of the nine games he appeared in as a junior in 2008, helping the Seminoles rank sixth in the NCAA and first in the conference in pass defense (162.4 ypg.)…Recorded 26 tackles (22 solo), one forced fumble, one interception and four passes defensed…Started five of the 12 games he played in as a sophomore in 2007 and earned honorable mention All-ACC…Recorded 28 tackles (18 solo) and had career-high and team-best six interception returns for 87 yards…Interception total ranked third in the ACC and tied for 12th in nation. Also added six passes defensed and one forced fumble…Appeared in 12 games as a freshman in 2006 as a backup…Recorded 11 tackles (six solo) and gained 16 yards on a blocked punt return…Also returned a blocked PAT for a score vs. Duke…Majored in social science.
PERSONAL – Attended South Miami (Fla.) HS before transferring to Gulliver Prep (Miami, Fla.), seeing time at both CB and WR…Named first-team All-State for Class 2A by Florida Sports Writers Association after intercepting 11 passes and scoring 10 TDs on offense as a senior in 2005…Also starred in track and field, finishing third in state championships in 100 and 200-meter sprints as a senior…As a junior, an all-region Prep Star selection, recording 32 catches for 491 yards and six TDs, adding eight interceptions…Born Sept. 7, 1987 in Miami, Fla.
New Orleans Saints cornerback Patrick Robinson makes an over-the-shoulder catch, recording the Saints first interception of the year.
New Orleans Saints cornerback Patrick Robinson picks off Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick, and takes it 99 yards for a touchdown.
New Orleans Saint cornerback Patrick Robinson picks off an Aaron Rodgers' pass, halting the Green Bay Packers' offensive drive.