Greg Robinson (offensive tackle)

Greg Robinson
No. 73Los Angeles Rams
Position: Offensive tackle
Personal information
Date of birth: (1992-10-21) October 21, 1992
Place of birth: Thibodaux, Louisiana
Height: 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Weight: 332 lb (151 kg)
Career information
High school: Thibodaux (LA)
College: Auburn
NFL Draft: 2014 / Round: 1 / Pick: 2
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of 2015
Games played: 37
Games started: 33
Player stats at

Gregory Robinson (born October 21, 1992) is an American football offensive tackle for the Los Angeles Rams of the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the Rams second overall in the 2014 NFL Draft. He played college football at Auburn.

Early years

Robinson attended Thibodaux High School in Thibodaux, Louisiana, where he was a two-time all-state lineman. He did not play on the offensive line until junior year of high school after playing defensive line as a freshman. After his senior season, Robinson participated in the U.S. Army All-American Bowl.

Also a standout athlete, he was one of the state's top performers in the shot put. In the discus, he got a top-throw of 43.48 meters at the 2010 Thibodaux Tiger Relays, placing second.[1] He won the shot put event at the 2011 High School Last Chance Qualifier, recording a career-best throw of 18.26 meters.[2]

Regarded as a four-star recruit by, Robinson was ranked as the second best guard prospect in the nation, behind Aundrey Walker.[3]

College career

Robinson was redshirted in 2011.[4] He took over as the starting left tackle in 2012 and started 11 games. As a sophomore in 2013, he was a first team All-SEC selection.[5]

Professional career

Pre-draft measurables
Ht WtArm lengthHand size 40-yd dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert Broad BP
6 ft 5 in 332 lb35 in10 in 4.92 s 1.72 s 2.88 s 4.86 s 7.80 s 28½ in 9 ft 5 in 32 reps
All values from NFL Combine[6]

Robinson was drafted second overall in the 2014 NFL Draft by the St. Louis Rams.[7] Robinson was the highest Auburn Tigers offensive lineman ever selected, beating out Ken Rice, the 8th overall pick in 1961.[8]

On June 16, 2014, the Rams signed Robinson to a fully guaranteed, four-year, $21.28 million rookie contract that also includes a $13.79 million signing bonus and no offset language.[9]

In 2016, Robinson reportedly showed up to training camp 14-15 lbs overweight. He started the regular season as the starting left tackle but was inefficient throughout the first ten games of the season and was also penalized 12 times in the first ten games. On November 27, 2016, Robinson was a healthy scratch for the Ram's Week 11 match-up against the New Orleans Saints and was replaced by starting left guard Rodger Saffold.[10]


  3. "Greg Robinson". Retrieved May 9, 2014.
  4. Erickson, Joel A. (December 24, 2011). "Auburn football: Freshman left tackle Greg Robinson wows Tigers during practice for Chick-fil-A Bowl". Ledger-Enquirer. Retrieved May 9, 2014.
  5. "2013 Associated Press All-SEC Team Announced". December 9, 2013. Retrieved May 9, 2014.
  6. "Greg Robinson". Retrieved May 9, 2014.
  7. Farrar, Doug (May 8, 2014). "St. Louis Rams select Greg Robinson with the No. 2 pick 2014 NFL draft". Sports Illustrated. Retrieved May 9, 2014.
  8. Black, Ryan (May 8, 2014). "Auburn's Greg Robinson taken by St. Louis with second overall pick". Ledger-Enquirer. Retrieved May 9, 2014."[...] Robinson's pick marked the highest an Auburn lineman has ever been selected in the NFL, bettering Ken Rice, who was taken with the eighth overall pick by the Cardinals [...] in 1961."
  9. " Greg Robinson contract". Retrieved November 27, 2016.
  10. Kevin Patra (November 27, 2016). "Greg Robinson is a healthy scratch for LA Rams". Retrieved November 27, 2016.

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