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This time last year, Mark Robinson was not on scholarship at Ole Miss.
Just ten months later, he has been drafted in the seventh round by the Pittsburgh Steelers with the 225th overall pick in the 2022 NFL Draft.
— Pittsburgh Steelers (@steelers) April 30, 2022
Robinson was a walk-on running back when he arrived at Ole Miss, but he was soon moved to linebacker once the coaches realized what skills he brought to the table.
In June of last year, Robinson was surprised with a scholarship.
Former Trojan great Mark Robinson being put in scholarship at Ole Miss. Another former Trojan Otis Reese gets to make the announcement to the team ‼️ https://t.co/MXuUlOUO7O
— The Rocker Lee (@rockerlee229) June 18, 2021
In 2021, the Leesburg, Georgia native notched 92 tackles, 8.5 tackles for loss, three sacks and three quarterback hurries.
Mark Robinson in the backfield for Ole Miss's fourth sack of the game pic.twitter.com/u2AcCAuU46
— T.J. (@TJOxley1) October 17, 2021
Evelyn has covered sports for over two decades, beginning her journalism career as a sports writer for a newspaper in Austin, Texas. She attended Texas A&M and majored in English. Evelyn’s love for Ole Miss began when her daughter Katie attended the university on a volleyball scholarship. Evelyn has covered Rebel sports for numerous outlets. In addition to working for The Rebel Walk, Evelyn is a sports writer for a newspaper in Texas.