As many of the NFL elite are preparing for the Pro Bowl this Sunday, one NFL hopeful, University of Miami’s Marcus Robinson, will be watching with a new insight. Robinson participated in the NFLPA AstroTurf Collegiate Bowl the past weekend in Los Angeles. The 6’1” 255 –pound Robinson is known for his size and speed; His versatility allowed him the opportunity to play both defensive line and defensive end during his collegiate career. During his senior year, Robinson led the team and recorded career-high of five sacks. He was also second in tackles for loss (7.5). The American Team player spoke with Pro Player Insiders on his time in Los Angeles, California.
M.R.: I’m enjoying the atmosphere and the pre-NFL experience. The coaches have been grooming us the way they would an NFL team. We [bowl participants] are here to learn from them so that making the transition to the NFL, a less difficult one.
PPI: What has been your most memorable experience this week?
M.R.: Mike Epps at our dinner [Thursday]. He did a stand-up show during our dinner.
PPI: What sets you apart from other NFL prospects entering the 2012 draft?
M.R.: I am me. I am a totally different person from the every other player out here. I am an all- around player; I am not just a certain type of player, I am all over the place.”
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