Brad Robbins Draft Profile
Brad Robbins was named a Three-time All-Big Ten honoree, receiving honorable mentions from coaches in 2017, 2020, and 2021, and from media in 2020 and 2021. This recognition speaks volumes about his impressive performance on the field.
Robbins is the only player in the program’s history to have received the Robert P. Ufer Bequest twice. This scholarship is awarded to student-athletes who demonstrate qualities like leadership, loyalty, character, and integrity both on and off the field. Robbins received this prestigious award in 2021 and 2022, indicating his exceptional qualities as a player and as a person.
He finished his career with the second-best career punting average (42.0 yards per attempt) and the second-best single-season average (46.33) in the history of the program. Additionally, he ranks fifth in total punt yards with 7,698 yards.
Robbins has appeared in 44 career games over his five-year stint with the team, making him a seasoned player. He is also a two-time Academic All-Big Ten honoree, a recognition that highlights his academic prowess as well as his athletic abilities.
Robbins’ journey was not always smooth sailing. He missed the entire 2018 season and the start of 2019 due to an injury. Nonetheless, he bounced back in style and started as the team’s punter and holder in all 14 games, punting 43 times for 1,818 yards, with a 64-yard long, 21 fair catches forced, 16 punts inside the 20-yard line, and nine at 50-plus yards.
He shared Special Teams Player of the Game honors three times for his performances against Michigan State, Illinois, and at Iowa. He was also named Special Teams Player of the Week for his performance against Nebraska. In the game against Colorado State (Sept 3), Robbins punted twice without allowing any return yards and pinning both punts inside the 20-yard line, one of which was a 51-yard long. Such performances demonstrate his contribution to the team’s overall success.
Brad Robbins is our 196th prospect on our draft big board.