Bijan Robinson, running back, Tucson (Ariz.) Salpointe Catholic
FYI: 5-stars; 6-0/200; No. 2-ranked RB
State ranking: 2nd
Committed: Aug. 2
Welcome to the family, Bijan Robinson! 🤘
— Texas Football (@TexasFootball) December 18, 2019
What he brings to Texas’ table: Robinson is a complete running back. There’s a reason he’s the second-ranked running back in the nation, per 247Sports’ composite rankings. He’s a big-bodied back capable of handling 20-plus carries between the tackles.
Tom Herman wants his offense to become the physical force of the Big 12. Adding Robinson to a backfield with Keaontay Ingram, Roschon Johnson and Jordan Whittington gives Texas multiple weapons in the running game for the 2020 season.
“He’s outstanding in every way. Not just on the field, but as a student and a teammate,” said Salpointe head coach Dennis Bene. “He is really happy and that is what matters most to me. Coach (Stan) Drayton will be a great mentor for Bijan in the coming years.”
The 6-foot, 200-pound prospect rushed for more than 2,000 yards in each of the past two seasons. He’s also added 30 career receptions in his three-year varsity career. Robinson is the highest-rated running back signed by Texas in the Herman era.
He said it: “Being versatile is the most important thing to modern running backs. NFL teams are starting to go toward the versatile backs instead of power backs who are one-dimensional. It helps the team to catch, run and block. All running backs should do all three.” — Robinson
Texas' 2020 recruiting classA list of Texas commitments in the 2020 recruiting class.
|Hudson Card||QB||Lake Travis||4||May 25 (2018)|
|Logan Parr||OG||San Antonio O'Connor||4||Oct. 28 (2018)|
|Jake Majors||OG||Prosper||4||Jan. 24|
|Jaylen Garth||OT||Port Neches-Groves||4||Feb. 17|
|Jaden Hullaby||ATH||Bishop Dunne||3||March 30|
|Ja'Quinden Jackson||QB/ATH||Duncanville||4||June 3|
|Kitan Crawford||CB||John Tyler||4||June 21|
|Prince Dorbah||OLB||Highland Park||4||July 9|
|Vernon Broughton||DT||Cy Ridge||4||July 17|
|Andrej Karic||OT||Southlake Carroll||3||July 24|
|Bijan Robinson||RB||Salpointe Catholic (Ariz.)||5||Aug. 2|
|Jerrin Thompson||S||Lufkin||4||Aug. 11|
|Xavion Alford||S||Alvin Shadow Creek||4||Aug. 16|
|Troy Omeire||WR||Fort Bend Austin||4||Sept. 20|
|Dajon Harrison||ATH||Hutto||3||Nov. 5|
|Sawyer Goram-Welch||DT||Longview||3||Dec. 15|
|Jaylan Ford||OLB||Frisco Lone Star||3||Dec. 19|
|Kelvontay Dixon||WR||Carthage||4||Feb. 4|
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