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Nebraska Recruiting: Ty Robinson commits to Huskers!

Big Defensive Player Chooses Nebraska Over Bama, Oregon


This is a big one, ladies and gentlemen! Great news from the land of bola ties!

Ty Robinson, 6-5 260lb defensive end prospect from Higley AZ, has committed to the Cornhuskers! This highly sought after four star recruit had offers from the likes of Alabama, USC, Oregon, Cal, Georgia and several other top programs. And for good reason, he was Arizona Defensive Lineman of the year and a finalist for All-America Defensive Player of the Year. Robinson paid an unofficial visit to Lincoln in February, and it cemented the Huskers in his top three. The rough start to the season had people worried his recruitment was drifting towards Southern Cal. Luckily, Nebraska’s season took off, Clay Helton’s season went in the tank, and the Trojan defensive line coach was fired.

After his official visit for the Michigan State game, Nebraska was solidified as the team to beat for Ty. Alabama and Arizona State made a late charge, but a “swarm visit” of all 11 coaches to his home on the last night before signing day put the Cornhuskers over the top.

Besides being a great fit for the Husker defense, Ty’s family has some strong Nebraska ties. His mother grew up in O’Neill, and both his parents attended Chadron State College. He has been back to visit family several times, so the inclement weather of the Michigan State game left him unfazed.

Robinson has the length and speed to be an elite pass rusher. At 260 lb, he is still lean with no bad weight. He plays fast and penetrates the backfield well. His arm length makes him disruptive on pass plays. He plays a little high; that will have to be fixed. He also has a tendency to dodge around blockers rather than stand them up or disrupt them, but that may be scheme as much as technique. I like athletes that play both ways, and he’s a productive tight end as well. His frame and athleticism make him a great prospect with unlimited potential.

Robinson is the 207th ranked athlete according to 247, and the 16th ranked strongside defensive end. He’s another jewel in a solid recruiting class. Welcome to the Husker family, Ty! GBR!