MINERS

Tory Robinson
93  Tory Robinson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
San Diego, Calif.

High School:
Mt. Miguel

Last College:
Southwestern College

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 285

Position:
DL

Experience:
1L

2008 (JUNIOR): Played in 10 games ... finished the season with 12 tackles, including one for loss and a half-sack ... credited with his UTEP-best two tackles on five occasions (versus UCF, versus Tulane, at Tulsa, versus Rice, at East Carolina) ... registered half-tackles for losses against the Knights and the Pirates, and a half-sack versus UCF.

PRIOR TO UTEP: Earned first team All-Foothill Conference honors at Southwestern College (Calif.) in 2007 ... voted the league's defensive lineman of the year ... posted a team-high seven sacks in `07 along with 40 tackles, including six for losses ... durable, high-energy player who was a two-year starter and missed only one game ... team finished 3-6, but emerged victorious in three of its final four games ... included was a victory over previously unbeaten Antelope Valley, in which Robinson registered a pair of sacks to key the upset ... two-year letterwinner at Mt. Miguel High School in San Diego ... garnered second team All-League honors as a senior.

PERSONAL: Son of Mark and Sanitra Robinson ... father is a navy chef and mother is a makeup artist ... has two brothers and one sister ... full name is Tory Tranaine Robinson ... born 11/26/87 (Amarillo, Texas) ... Multidisciplinary Studies major.