Sleeper athlete prospect Jason Robinson (6-1, 200, 4.55) from Los Angeles (Calif.) University saw his stock rise once the word of his ability started to get out. He earned the Los Angeles City Section 3A Player of the Year award for his senior season performance. The talented just returned from Utah and he made his decision.
"I went on my trip to Utah," Robinson said. "It was a great visit, but I just called Boise State five minutes ago and committed to them."
"Like I said, Utah was great, but numbers and other business got in the way," Robinson said. "It just wasn't meant to be."
"Right now I feel great about Boise State," Robinson said. "We will be playing some BCS teams over the next couple years like Florida State and Oregon."
"It will be up to us to make it happen," Robinson said. "Boise State is doing a lot of positive things to upgrade the program. This incoming recruiting class is going to benefit from all the upgrades."
"The field is still going to be blue but it will be that new turf that everyone is getting," Robinson said. "I don't care what color the field is as long as we win. With all the upgrades that we (Boise State) are getting, we will be the team to beat in the West."
From his quarterback position, Robinson threw for 1,529 yards and 10 touchdowns. He also rushed the football for 960 yards and 21 rushing touchdowns. Robinson led his team in scoring with a 114 points.
As a safety, Robinson racked up 108 tackles, four picks and three sacks.
Robinson will play safety for the Broncos.
In an earlier interview with Rivals.com University coach E.C. Robinson said the following about his talented athlete prospect.
" ason's best days as a football player are ahead of him," Robinson said. "Because he's played quarterback for much of his life, Jason understands how to play pass defense."
"The opposition rarely will throw the ball in Jason's area," Robinson said. "When they do Jason makes them pay."
Also of note, Robinson is already qualified with a 3.5 GPA and 1490 SAT score.