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Future UCF Athletics Hall-of-Famers: Josh Robinson

Robinson set the standard for corner play at UCF.

Minnesota Vikings v Green Bay Packers
Josh Robinson as a Viking in 2016.
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Josh Robinson

Defensive Back


A graduate of Plantation High School in Broward County, Robinson earned 1st-Team All-Conference USA honors as a sophomore and junior and 2nd-Team honors as a true freshman. Robinson set the UCF freshman record with 6 interceptions as a true freshman in 2009 and his 6 picks tied for 2nd in the Knights’ single-season records.

He notched 10 career interceptions, good for 5th in UCF history and his 147 career interception return yards ranks 8th in school history. His 15 passes defensed as a junior is tied for 2nd in UCF history in a season.

Here he was working against A.J. Green, then of Georgia, in the 2010 Liberty Bowl:

Robinson was selected in 3rd round of 2012 NFL Draft. He spent five seasons in Minnesota and two in Tampa Bay before getting picked up by the New Orleans Saints this season.

However, he was released just prior to Week 17 of the 2018 season.