C-USA Defensive Player of the Week (Sept. 14, 2009)
Team leader with five interceptions and ranked 47th nationally with 0.36 interceptions per game... second among Cougars with eight pass breakups... one of 10 players to start all 14 games... made first career start at cornerback against Northwestern State during the season opener... finished with a pair of tackles against the Demons... returned an interception 26 yards for a touchdown to seal the win at No. 5/6 Oklahoma State... also added two tackles and broke up a pass against the Cowboys... recorded four tackles, including two solo, with a pair of pass breakups against Texas Tech... posted three tackles at C-USA rival UTEP... recorded five solo tackles, including one for a loss of four yards, at Mississippi State... finished with seven tackles, including four solo stops, and added an interception at C-USA rival Tulane... recorded seven tackles, including six solo, against C-USA rival SMU... added two tackles for a loss of eight yards, forced a fumble and broke up two passes against the Mustangs... posted seven tackles, including six solo, and broke up a pass against C-USA rival Southern Miss... finished with a solo tackle and interception at C-USA rival Tulsa... tallied two tackles and a quarterback hurry at C-USA rival UCF... tallied four tackles, including three solo, and added one tackle for a loss of three yards, against C-USA rival Memphis... intercepted two passes, recorded a sack for a 2-yard loss and finished wth two tackles against C-USA rival Rice during the regular-season finale. C-USA Championship Game: Recorded nine tackles, including five solo stops, at East Carolina. Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl: Recorded three tackles with a pass breakup against Air Force... tied a Houston single-season record with 14 games played against the Falcons.
Moved into regular special teams lineup during the second half of the season, appearing in seven of the final eight games... made his season debut during the Cougars' thrilling, come-from-behind win against C-USA UAB... finished with an assist against C-USA rival Tulane during the annual Homecoming game.
REDSHIRT FRESHMAN (2007)
Appeared in three games against Tulane, Colorado State and East Carolina... made his collegiate debut at Tulane... assisted on a tackle against Colorado State during the Cougars' home opener.
Sat out as a redshirt.
CLEMENS HIGH SCHOOL
Prepped at Clemens High School in Schertz, Texas... helped lead team to a 12-1 record and a district championship as a senior... was selected the MVP of both the football and basketball teams... also named to the All-City First-Team honors in both sports... named Second Team All-State in football.
Full name is Jamal Dominique Robinson... born Sept. 3, 1988, in Masawa, Japan... son of Cal and Deborah Robinson of Schertz, Texas... enjoys playing video games in his spare time... also recruited by Texas and Colorado... majoring in psychology.
Robinson's Career Bests
Tackles: 9, at East Carolina (12-5-09)
Tackles for Loss: 2.0, vs. SMU (10-24-09)
Interceptions: 2, vs. Rice (11-28-09)
Interception Return Yards: 26, at No. 5/6 Oklahoma State (9-12-09)
Long Interception Return: 26, at No. 5/6 Oklahoma State (9-12-09)
Pass Breakups: 2, vs. Texas Tech (9-26-09)
Forced Fumbles: 1. vs. SMU (10-24-09)