Dennison Robinson

Marquette Dennison Robinson (born September 7, 1978 in Monroe, Louisiana) is a former American football defensive back of the Arena Football League (AFL). He now serves as the Assistant Defensive Coordinator and ((Director of Player Development))for the Chicago Blitz of the Continental Indoor Football League (CIFL). He last played for the Chicago Slaughter of the CIFL.[1] He attended the University of West Georgia.

Dennison Robinson
Chicago Blitz
Position:Assistant Defensive Coordinator and Director of Player Development
Personal information
Born: (1978-09-07) September 7, 1978 (age 42)
Monroe, Louisiana
Height:6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight:195 lb (88 kg)
Career information
High school:Murphy (Mobile, Alabama)
College:West Georgia
Undrafted:1999
Career history
As player:
As coach:
  • (2011–2012 Defensive Coordinator )Chicago Slaughter IFL Chicago Blitz (2014–present)
Career highlights and awards
Career Arena statistics
Tackles:347
Interceptions:36
Receptions:187
Receiving yards:1,923
Total TDs:35
Player stats at ArenaFan.com

Early lifeEdit

Robinson attended Murphy High School in Mobile, Alabama, and was a letterman in football and basketball. He was a two-time All-State selection in both sports. Marquette Dennison Robinson graduated from Murphy High School in 1996.

College careerEdit

Robinson attended Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College and was a two-year letterman in football. Robinson graduated from Mississippi Gulf Coast and attended the University of West Georgia, where he lettered during the 1998 season.

Professional careerEdit

RFLEdit

In the first half of 1999, Robinson played for the Mobile Admirals of the short-lived Regional Football League.[2]

CFLEdit

In the second half of 1999, Robinson played for the Toronto Argonauts of the Canadian Football League, where he intercepted 7 passes.[3]

af2Edit

Robinson played one season of in the af2 for the Quad City Steamwheelers and finished the season with 59 receptions for 660 yards and 15 touchdowns on offense, and defensively, he posted 67 tackles, eight interceptions, and 28 pass deflections.

AFLEdit

Dennison quickly became an impact player when he played for the Las Vegas Gladiators (2002–2004).[4] He was named AFL All-Rookie team in 2002. In 2005, Robinson signed with the Grand Rapids Rampage. In 2008, while playing for the Chicago Rush, Johnson was named Arena Football League Defensive Player of the Year.[5] He earned this title with leading the AFL with 13 interceptions and returning two for a touchdown.[6]

CIFLEdit

Robinson spent the 2009 season as a member of the Chicago Slaughter of the Continental Indoor Football League because the Arena Football League suspended operations for the 2009 season. In his first five games with the Slaughter, Robinson picked off four passes and returned two for touchdowns.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Dennison Robinson Signs with Slaughter". www.oursportscentral.com. OurSports Central. February 23, 2009. Retrieved January 28, 2014.
  2. ^ Vilona, Bill (April 25, 1999). "Admirals overcome own sluggish offense". Pensacola News Journal. p. 50. Retrieved January 29, 2019 – via newspapers.com.
  3. ^ John Mullin (May 24, 2008). "Dennison Robinson lead Rush defense". www.chicagotribune.com. Chicago Tribune. Retrieved January 28, 2014.
  4. ^ "Arena Football League Transactions". www.oursportscentral.com. OurSports Central. March 25, 2002. Retrieved July 22, 2017.
  5. ^ "Rush's Robinson named defensive player of the year". www.sports.espn.go.com. ESPN Internet Ventures. July 9, 2008. Retrieved January 28, 2014.
  6. ^ "Robinson signed with Slaughter". www.ciflfootball.com. Continental Indoor Football League.

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