FSU safety Jammie Robinson declares for 2023 NFL Draft – The Denver Post
Florida State defensive back Jammie Robinson declared for the NFL Draft, announcing his decision on social media Sunday morning.
“I sincerely appreciate my teammates, coaches, family and fans in the University of South Carolina and Florida State University community who have made the past four years memorable,” Robinson said on Twitter. “…I have been blessed to be surrounded by men who exemplify what it means to be hardworking leaders and for that I am grateful.”
Robinson was a first-team All-ACC selection after leading the team in tackles (99) for the second straight season. The redshirt junior concluded his second season with the Seminoles after being transferred from South Carolina in 2021. He finished his time at FSU with 183 tackles, 12 tackles for loss with 5 interceptions, 8 passes defended, two forced fumbles and a recovered fumble.
He was the Seminoles’ leading tackler (13) in their 35-32 win over Oklahoma in the Cheez-It Bowl on Thursday night, adding a sack and a fumble recovery.
Coach Mike Norvell and defensive coordinator Adam Fuller responded to the news on Twitter.
Grateful for the opportunity to coach you, @JayRob_7. It has been a great joy to see you succeed and continue to improve,” Norvell said. “Excited about your future and thank you for how you ended up here! #Keep climbing Always there for you, once a Nole, ALWAYS a Nole! #NoleFamily.”
Fuller added, “This game offers great opportunities for lasting relationships. @JayRob_7thank you for your competitive spirit and growth.
Despite being considered NFL prospects, Robinson and point carrier Jared Verse opted to play in the FSU bowling game. He noted at the time that he remained focused on the game.
“I’ve been passionate about football. I’m here. I’m with my brothers right now because I know when it’s over it’s over and I’ll miss it,” he said. this moment, I will not try to miss it. I will cherish every moment with my brothers.
After the Seminoles’ bowl win, Robinson hinted he might be in for a surprise heading into the new year.
“I’m going to have a New Year’s present for everyone,” Robinson said. “I appreciate Florida State for everything, whether I’m going or not going. I’m going to take a few days off, clear my mind, talk with my brothers, my parents and my family, and see what’s the best decision for me.
WalterFootball.com projected Robinson as a second-round pick while Sports Illustrated projected him as a fourth-round pick.
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