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24 Mason Robinson
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2012: Returned from 2011 injury to hold the top spot at punt returner on the post-spring depth chart ... earned sixth year of eligibility.

2011: Suffered a season-ending knee injury in the season-opener vs. North Carolina Central (9/1) … switched from wide receiver to cornerback in spring drills and was the recipient of the Frank R. Burns Award, given to the player who displays extraordinary mental and physical toughness.

2010: Switched back to wide receiver during preseason camp … saw action in all 12 games as both a wide receiver and return specialist … recipient of the Paul Robeson Award (individual whose performance, leadership and dedication on and off the field during his career has had the greatest impact on Rutgers football) at team awards banquet … averaged 7.3 yards per punt return and 23.7 yards per kick return … returned a punt a career-long 60 yards for a touchdown at USF (11/3), the ninth-longest punt return in school history … returned a kickoff a season-long 32 yards at FIU (9/11).

2009: Switched from running back to wide receiver in 2009 spring drills … suffered a season-ending injury in the season-opener against Cincinnati (9/7) ... had one carry for 12 yards in the contest.

2008: Appeared in 10 games at running back ... made first career start vs. North Carolina (9/11) and tied his career-high with 82 yards rushing on a career-high 16 carries, including a career-best 25-yard run ... scored first career touchdown vs. Morgan State (9/27).

2007: Made collegiate debut in season-opener vs. Buffalo (8/30) ... entered season as third-string running back but moved up to backup All-American Ray Rice … third on team with 202 yards rushing in 10 games … averaged an impressive 5.6 yards per carry … returned 14 kickoffs, with a long return of 35 yards … returned five punts for an average of 5.8 yards per return ... recorded first career carries against Norfolk St. (9/15) with nine rushes for 58 yards ... returned first career kickoff 20 yards against West Virginia (10/27) ... posted a season-high in carries (14) and a career-high in rushing yards (82) at Army (11/9).

Prior to Rutgers: Ranked the No. 32 all-purpose player in the nation by Rivals.com and the No. 7 prospect in New Jersey ... three-year starter at Somerville High School for head coach Kevin Carty … Carty spent six seasons as the wide receiver coach at Rutgers from 1984-89 … one of the fastest athletes in the state, with personal-best times of 10.97 in the 100 meters and 21.95 in the 200 on the track ... won the Skyland Conference and Somerset County titles in both events as a senior ... rushed for 1,688 yards and scored 17 touchdowns while averaging 8.7 yards per carry as a senior ... also caught 15 passes for 275 yards and two touchdowns ... ran for 245 yards vs. Hackettstown and for 214 yards vs. Bernards ... named Third-Team All-State by the Star-Ledger and was a First-Team All-Somerset County selection ... earned First-Team honors by the Courier News in both his senior and junior seasons ... also an outstanding cornerback who had nine interceptions over his final two seasons and ranked No. 32 at the position nationally by Scout.com …also a standout track performer, led Pioneers to seventh-straight Group II championship … captured three gold medals at the meet in the 100, 200 (21.87) and 400 (48.58) meters … won the state 100 meter title at the Meet of Champions, finishing the race in 10.51, a new Somerset County record and the seventh-fastest time in state history at the time … born 7/24/89 ... graduated with a degree in Labor Studies and is currently enrolled in graduate school.

Tackles          GP-GS  Solo  Ast.  Total TFL Sacks FF   FR  INT PBU 
2011                  1-0       2       1       3      0.0    0.0     0     0      0      0

Punt Returns   GP            No.    Yards       Avg.      TD    Long   
2007                10              5         29           5.8         0        11    
2008                 2               2         14           7.0         0        12
2010                12             19       139          7.3         1        60
2011                 1               2          5            2.5         0         5
Career            25             28       187          6.7         1        60

Kick Returns  GP            No.    Yards       Avg.      TD    Long  
2007                10             14       275         19.6        0        35  
2008                 2               2         27          13.5        0        14
2010                12              6        142         23.7        0        32
2011                 1               0          0            0.0         0         0
Career            25             22       444         20.2        0        35

Rushing       GP-GS        No.    Yards       Avg.      TD    Long  
2007              10-0           36       202          5.6         0        18   
2008              10-1           41       139          3.6         1        25
2009               1-0             1         12          12.0        0        12
2010              12-0            0          0            0.0         0         0
Career           21-1           78       353          4.5         1        25        

Receiving    GP-GS        Rec.   Yards       Avg.      TD    Long   
2007              10-0            0          0            0.0         0         0
2008              10-1           12       125         10.4        0        28  
2009               1-0             0          0            0.0         0         0
2010              12-0            1          4            4.0         0         4
Career           23-1           13       129          9.9         0        28