Player Profile: Stephon Robinson
#5 Stephon Robinson
Position: Wide receiver
Hometown: Los Angeles, CA
High School: Narbonne (El Camino JC)
2019 (Jr.): Indiana State: Started at wide receiver in his Jayhawk debut … Led the Jayhawks in receptions and receiving yards with eight catches and 121 yards receiving, respectively … Coastal Carolina:Recorded three receptions on the night for a total of 14 yards … at Boston College: Connected with quarterback Carter Stanley for two touchdowns in Chestnut Hill … Hauled in eight catches (tying his KU career best) for an even 100 yards of receiving on the night … His 37-yard reception was the longest of his Kansas career thus far … West Virginia:Named the Big 12 Conference Newcomer of the Week after his performance against the Mountaineers, the first Jayhawk to be recognized by the league office during the 2019 season … Led the KU offense with 132 yards on five receptions, including two touchdowns … Connected with quarterback Carter Stanley in the third quarter for a 75-yard TD reception that brought the Jayhawks within three points of WVU with just over four minutes remaining in the period … at TCU: Caught four passes on the day, totaling 10 yards, with a long reception of eight yards … Oklahoma: Recorded four receptions on the afternoon for a total of 45 yards … His long catch of the day was a 12-yard gain … at Texas:Hauled in three passes from Jayhawk quarterback Carter Stanley on the night, good for 83 yards … One of those catches came in the end zone, resulting in a touchdown, his fifth of the season … Texas Tech: Had his fourth 100-plus receiving yard game of the season in KU’s 37-34 Homecoming victory … His seven receptions on the evening amounted to a total of 109 yards through the air from senior quarterback Carter Stanley … One of those seven receptions was a 70-yard touchdown early in the fourth quarter … Kansas State: Made five receptions for a total of 49 yards in the annual Dillons Sunflower Showdown, with a long reception of 23 yards … at Oklahoma State: Caught five passes for 39 yards through the air against the nationally ranked Cowboys in Stillwater … at Iowa State: Made his 11th-consecutive start at wide receiver for the Jayhawks this season … Caught a season and career-high-tying eight passes on the afternoon from quarterback Carter Stanley … Gained 86 total yards on those eight catches, with a long reception of 25 yards … Baylor: With his 11-yard TD reception in the third quarter from QB Manny Miles, recorded his seventh TD reception of the season, moving him into a seven-way tie for eighth place on the list for TD receptions in a season … Totaled five catches for 43 yards on the afternoon, with a long catch of 11 yards.
2018 (So.): Played in all 12 games, starting 10 at wide receiver … Recorded 28 receptions for 330 yards and a touchdown … Averaged 11.8 yards per reception … Nicholls: Opened his KU career with four receptions for 43 yards … Also blocked a punt on special teams … Rutgers: Recorded one reception for 16 yards … at Baylor: Reeled in three passes for 39 yards … at West Virginia: Caught four passes for 36 yards … at Texas Tech: Caught two balls for 31 yards and a touchdown … TCU: Hauled in four balls for 59 yards … Iowa State: Caught four passes for 52 yards … Texas: Recorded three receptions for 32 yards.
2017 (Fr. at El Camino CC): Rated a three-star prospect according to Rivals.com ... Played in 11 games for El Camino CC and led the team in receiving with 62 receptions for 1,274 yards ... Recorded eight touchdown receptions ... Averaged 115.8 receiving yards per game ... Had seven 100-yard receiving games ... Longest reception was 81 yards against Long Beach City College ... Recorded five kick returns for 46 yards ... Became the all-time single-season receiving record holder for ECCC by eclipsing Marcel Reese’s 2005 season when he totaled 49 catches for 1,128 yards.
High School: Played two years on varsity for Narbonne HS under head coach Manuel Douglas ... Had 65 receptions for 1,304 receiving yards and 17 touchdowns as senior ... Named First Team All-City and All-Marine League as a senior ... Helped lead the Gauchos to a Division 1A state championship in 2015 ... A member of the honor roll all four years at NHS.
Personal: Son of Cheryl Duncan and Stephon Robinson ... Has three brothers: Chauncey Stevens, James Williams and Brandon Smith ... Undecided on a major ... Chose Kansas over Hawaii and Middle Tennessee.