Trenton Robinson
Robinson with the Redskins in 2015
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Personal information
Date of birth: (1990-02-16) February 16, 1990 (age 29)
Place of birth: Bay City, Michigan
Career information
College: Michigan State
NFL Draft: 2012 / Round: 6 / Pick: 180
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
*San Francisco 49ers ( 2012)
Career highlights and awards
  • N/A
Total tackles     88
Forced fumbles     0
Fumble recoveries     1
Pass deflections     4
Interceptions     2

Trenton Robinson (born February 16, 1990) is an American football safety who is currently a free agent. He was drafted by the San Francisco 49ers in the sixth round of the 2012 NFL Draft. He played college football at Michigan State University.

He was also a member of the Philadelphia Eagles, Washington Redskins, and Carolina Panthers.

College careerEdit

Robinson attended Michigan State University from 2008 to 2011. During his collegiate career, he started 32 of 46 games and recorded 229 tackles and nine interceptions. In the 2011 season, he was voted as a team captain along with quarterback Kirk Cousins.[1]

Professional careerEdit

Pre-draft measureables
Ht Wt 40-yd dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert Broad BP Wonderlic
5 ft 10 in 195 lb 4.52 s 1.50 s 2.55 s 4.15 s 35.0 in 10 ft 5 in 15 rep

San Francisco 49ersEdit

Robinson was selected with the 180th overall pick of the 2012 NFL Draft by the San Francisco 49ers.[4] He made his NFL debut in the Week 1 win against the Green Bay Packers.

The 49ers released him on August 31, 2013.[5]

Philadelphia EaglesEdit

Robinson was signed to the practice squad of the Philadelphia Eagles on September 2, 2013.[6] He was released by the Eagles on October 8.[7]

Washington RedskinsEdit

The Washington Redskins signed Robinson on October 15, 2013.[8]

In the Week 2 win against the Jacksonville Jaguars, he recorded his first career interception on quarterback Chad Henne.[9]

Robinson re-signed with the Redskins on March 10, 2015.[10] Despite primarily being the backup free safety, he was promoted to the starting strong safety after Duke Ihenacho was placed on the team's injured reserve.[11] In Week 5, he recorded the team's first interception of the 2015 season against Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan, which was the second of Robinson's career.[12] On December 5, 2015, Robinson was waived/injured by the Redskins, and went to the injured reserve list the following day.[13] He was released with an injury settlement on December 15.[14]

Carolina PanthersEdit

Robinson signed with the Carolina Panthers on March 21, 2016.[15]


  1. Tinsman, Brian (October 15, 2013). "Redskins Add Linebacker, Safety, Snapper". Retrieved October 15, 2013.
  2. NFL Combine Profile
  3. NFL Draft Scout Profile
  4. 49ers Select S Trenton Robinson
  5. Alper, Josh (August 31, 2013). "49ers cuts include Lavelle Hawkins, Austin Collie and Brian Jennings". Retrieved October 31, 2013.
  6. Alper, Josh (September 2, 2013). "Trenton Robinson, Michael Bamiro join Eagles practice squad". Retrieved October 15, 2013.
  7. Mosher, Geoff (October 8, 2013). "Eagles release Robinson from practice squad". Retrieved October 15, 2013.
  8. Jones, Mike (October 15, 2013). "Redskins sign three to boost secondary and special teams, cut Pugh". Retrieved October 15, 2013.
  9. "Redskins-Jaguars Monday Stats Pack". September 15, 2014. Retrieved January 2, 2015.
  10. Jones, Mike (March 10, 2015). "Redskins re-sign safety Trenton Robinson". Retrieved March 10, 2015.
  11. Czarda, Stephen (September 17, 2015). "Trenton Robinson Gets His Chance With Starters". Retrieved September 24, 2015.
  12. "Redskins-Falcons Monday Stats Pack". October 12, 2015. Retrieved November 7, 2015.
  13. Tesfatsion, Master (December 5, 2015). "Redskins waive injured safety Trenton Robinson; DeSean Jackson listed as probable" (in en-US). The Washington Post. ISSN 0190-8286.
  14. Tesfatsion, Master (December 15, 2015). "Redskins waive injured Trenton Robinson, release Christine Michael from practice squad". Retrieved December 15, 2015.
  15. Panthers Sign Safety Trenton Robinson

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