From Harrisburgh Pennsylvania, outside linebacker Adrian Robinson has never played football for a team outside of his home state. He chose to play for Temple University, where he would rack up a total of 23 sacks and 33 tackles for a loss, but that was not enough to get a call on draft day. He was signed by the Pittsburgh Steelers as an undrafted free agent.
Outside linebacker in the Steelers’ 3-4 defense is one of the most important positions on the field. Yes they are in charge of getting after the quarterback and getting sacks, but they are also required to drop back in coverage when asked upon. Maybe that’s where Adrian Robinson will struggle most. The 6’1″ 250 pound linebacker had a productive preseason in 2012, and he remained on the roster for the entire season. Continue reading The Long Road to 53: Adrian Robinson