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A'Shawn Robinson
A'Shawn  Robinson


Fort Worth, Texas

High School:
Arlington Heights

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 312




Henry, Ragland and Robinson Named Finalist for National Awards

Derrick Henry is a finalist for the Maxwell Award and Doak Walker Award, Reggie Ragland for the Bednarik and A'Shawn Robinson for the Outland Trophy


Ryan Kelly, A'Shawn Robinson Named Outland Trophy Semifinalists

Kelly and Robinson are two of six semifinalists for trophy presented to the nation's top interior lineman


Alabama Football Wins at Mississippi State, 31-6

With the Crimson Tide moves to 9-1 overall and 6-1 in Southeastern Conference play


Football Coaching Staff Recognizes 10 as Players of the Week

The Crimson Tide had four players on offense, and three each on defense and special teams


Three Football Players Named as National Award Semifinalists

Derrick Henry selected as semifinalist for Maxwell Award; Reggie Ragland, A'Shawn Robinson for the Bednarik Award


Fall Camp: One-on-One with A'Shawn Robinson

Fall Camp: One-on-One with A'Shawn Robinson


Coach Saban & the Crimson Tide Accepts the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Coach Saban & the Crimson Tide Accept the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge


First Off the Field: A'Shawn Robinson

First Off the Field: A'Shawn Robinson


11-15-14 FB Alabama vs. Mississippi State

Alabama Football plays Mississippi State at Bryant Denny Stadium.


11-08-14 Alabama Football vs LSU

Alabama Football plays LSU at Tiger Stadium.


10-25-14 FB Alabama vs. Tennessee

Alabama Football plays Tennessee at Neyland Stadium.


10-11-14 FB Alabama vs. Arkansas

Alabama Football plays Arkansas in Fayetteville, Ark.


10-12-13 FB Alabama vs. Kentucky

Alabama Football plays Kentucky in Lexington

• A versatile playmaker in the middle of the Crimson Tide’s vaunted defensive line
• Semifinalist for the Bednarik Award
• Semifinalist for the Outland Trophy
• Watch list for the Lombardi Award
• Second team midseason All-American by Sports Illustrated
• Seventh on the team in tackles with 34 (13 solo) with 7.0 tackles for loss (-23 yards)
• Fourth on the team in sacks with 4.0 (-17 yards)
• Produced in all aspects of the game with a team-high eight quarterback hurries, two pass breakups, a fumble recovery and one blocked PAT
• Five-time Alabama Defensive Player of the Week (Middle Tennessee, Ole Miss, Georgia, Arkansas and LSU)
• Disruptive presence in an Alabama defense that ranks second nationally in rushing defense (77.1 ypg), fourth in total defense (278.1 ypg) and seventh in pass efficiency defense (100.61) and scoring defense (15.3 ppg)
• No. 17 on ESPN Todd McShay’s Top 32 NFL Prospects for 2016

JUNIOR (2015): A consensus Freshman AllAmerican during his first year on campus and returns for his junior season after an outstanding sophomore campaign ... a disruptive force on the inside, 28 of his 34 tackles have come on runs with 7.0 for a loss (-17 yards), while adding eight quarterback hurries, two pass breakups, a forced fumble and a fumble recovery ... Outland Trophy semifinalist ... named a Bednarik Award Semifinalist along with teammate Reggie Ragland ... candidate for Lombardi Award ... earned defensive player of the week accolades from the Alabama coaching staff for his efforts against Middle Tennessee, Ole Miss, at Georgia, and against Arkansas and LSU. Wisconsin: Made his presence known on the defensive line, drawing in blocks and helping create space for the Tide linebackers ... finished the opener with one assisted tackle and a quarterback hurry ... was key in limiting the Badgers to just 40 yards rushing on 21 total attempts. Middle Tennessee: Collected five tackles, including one for a loss (-1 yard) ... also notched a quarterback hurry as the junior was a presence in the Blue Raider backfield all day. Ole Miss: Totaled three tackles with one quarterback hurry on the night ... helped limit the Rebel rushing attack to just 92 total yards. ULM: Made his way into the Warhawk backfield, hurrying the quarterback twice and breaking up one pass ... helped limit the ULM rushers to just nine yards on the ground. Georgia: Demanded double-teams to open up holes for linebackers against the Bulldog rushing attack ... notched a season-high tying five tackles while helping to keep the Bulldogs under 300 yards of offense by day’s end. Arkansas: Finished with five tackles to rank second on the team ... also added one quarterback hurry ... helped limit the Arkansas rushing attack to just 44 yards rushing, 160 below their season average entering the night. Texas A&M: Notched four tackles, including half a stop for a loss (-1 yard), while adding a quarterback hurry against the Aggies ... helped limit the Aggie rushing attack to only 32 yards on the ground. Tennessee: Recovered the Vol fumble after a huge sack from Ryan Anderson late in the fourth quarter to help secure a victory for Alabama ... also added three tackles, one for a loss (-5 yards), half a sack (-4 yards) and one quarterback hurry ... helped anchor a Tide front seven that recorded five sacks and eight quarterback hurries. LSU: Blew through the Tiger offensive front, collecting three unassisted tackles, including two for a loss (-3 yards) while recording one pass breakup ... also blocked a point-after-touchdown attempt, leaping over the LSU line and then jumping in front of the kick to hold the Tigers to 16 points ... helped limit Leonard Fournette, the nation’s leading rusher who entered the game averaging over 200 yards a game, to just 31 total yards on 19 carries. Mississippi State: A dominant force up front for the Crimson Tide ... set a career-high mark with 2.5 sacks (-13 yards) ... made five total tackles and helped limit the Bulldogs to 89 yards rushing.

SOPHOMORE (2014): A preseason All-American who started 13 games along the defensive line ... honorable mention All-SEC by the Assocatied Press ... started at nose tackle with extra defensive backs in the game and at the five-technique defensive end in the Crimson Tide's base 3-4 alignment ... played in all 14 games for the Crimson Tide ... finished with 49 tackles on the season with 6.5 tackles for loss (-11 yards), a forced fumble, four quarterback hurries, three pass deflections and a blocked PAT ... earned Special Teams Player of the Week honors following the Ole Miss game. FAU: Logged four tackles with two solo stops while limiting the Owls to 57 yards rushing and just 145 total yards ... notched half of a tackle for loss (-1 yard). Southern Miss: Knocked down a pass at the line of scrimmage in his second start of the season ... added one assisted tackle as the Tide limited USM to just 56 yards rushing. Florida: Registered a quarterback hurry and one assisted tackle as the Tide limited the Gators to just 200 total yards. Ole Miss: Earned Special Teams Player of the Week honors after blocking a critical point-after touchdown late in the fourth quarter, giving Alabama a chance to win ... added three assisted tackles and half of a tackle for loss (-1 yard). Arkansas: Made five tackles with two solo stops and 1.5 tackles (-1 yard) for loss while forcing his first career fumble. Texas A&M: Had one quarterback hurry and helped limit the SEC's top-ranked offense to just 172 yards, 393 yards below its average, and 31 yards rushing. Tennessee: Recorded a career-high seven tackles with two solo stops and half of a tackle for loss (-2 yards). LSU: Equaled his career-high with seven tackles versus the Tigers ... recorded one solo stop and helped limit LSU to just 3.3 yards per rush on 56 carries. Mississippi State: Matched his career high for the second straight game with seven tackles ... had half of a tackle for loss (-1 yard) and knocked down a Dak Prescott pass as his Tide defense held MSU's vaunted rushing attack to 117 yards below its average. Auburn: Made three tackles with a solo stop while recording one quarterback hurry in the win over the Tigers. Missouri: Registered a career-high three tackles for loss (-5 yards) while making a career-best nine total tackles ... had five solo stops and added one quarterback hurry. Ohio State: Made two solo tackles against the Buckeyes and batted down one pass.

FRESHMAN (2013): A true freshman who made an immediate impact on the Alabama defensive line ... earned first team Freshman All-America honors from Sporting News and named to the league coaches' Freshman All-SEC team ... a reserve on the interior of the line who was in the regular rotation ... played in all 13 games with two starts (Georgia State and Tennessee) ... his 38 tackles included 15 solo stops ... led the team with 5.5 sacks (34 yards) while his eight tackles for loss (40 yards) ranked second ... added and a blocked kick and five quarterback hurries ... named Athlon National Freshman of the Week following the Kentucky game and a three-time Alabama Defensive Player of the Week (Georgia State, Kentucky & Mississippi State). Virginia Tech: Had two assisted tackles in his debut in an Alabama uniform. Texas A&M: Registered the lone sack of Aggies quarterback Johnny Manziel for a loss of five yards ... finished with three total tackles, including one solo stop. Colorado State: In his first game at Bryant-Denny, recorded a sack for a loss of five yards. Ole Miss: Made three solo tackles in 25-0 shutout of the Rebels while amassing two quarterback hurries. Georgia State: Earned team Defensive Player of the Week honors in his first start ... had one sack (2 yards) in 45-3 win. Kentucky: Had his way with the Wildcats offensive front, registering two sacks for 14 yards and six total tackles ... had five solo stops and helped hold 'Cats to 170 total yards, earning Tide Defensive Player of the Week honors for the second straight game. Tennessee: Matched his season high with six tackles, all assisted ... started his second career game ... added two quarterback hurries in 45-10 Alabama win. LSU: Had one quarterback hurry against the Tigers. Mississippi State: Registered five tackles and his team-leading fifth sack of the season (5 yards) ... finished with two solo stops and helped limit the Bulldogs to 197 total yards and 53 yards rushing. Chattanooga: Logged three assisted tackles and blocked his first career kick ... batted down 48-yard attempt by UTC's Nick Pollard. Auburn: Totaled five tackles with two half tackles for loss (6 yards) and half of a sack (5 yards) ... had four assisted tackles and one solo. Oklahoma: Recorded a tackle for a loss of three yards and totaled two tackles against the Sooners.

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: One of the elite defensive linemen in the 2013 signing class ... member of the second-team 2012 All-USA Football Team, chosen by USA Today ... played for the West squad in the U.S. Army All-American Bowl ... a five-star prospect by 247Sports, and ... ranks him as the nation's No. 1 defensive tackle and the fifth-best player in the nation at any position ... 247Sports lists Robinson as the country's No. 3 offensive tackle, the 26th overall prospect in the Top247 and the No. 3 player in the state of Texas ... the 247Composite has him as the No. 2 offensive tackle, the No. 33 overall player and the No. 4 athlete in Texas ... ranked him as the No. 2 prospect in Texas, the No. 4 defensive tackle in the nation and was 33rd in the final Rivals100 ... Sporting News' No. 32 player in the nation ... ranked 11th by ESPN at defensive tackle and 13th in the state of Texas ... ESPN also listed him as the No. 13 player in the Midlands Region and 105th in the ESPN150 ... rated 70th nationally by Tom Lemming at MaxPreps and the No. 4 defensive tackle ... No. 30 on the 2013 PrepStar Dream Team ... invited to the 2012 "The Opening" all-star event on the Nike campus in Oregon ... recorded over 60 tackles with seven sacks and six forced fumbles as a junior in 2011 and graded out at over 85 percent on his blocking assignments at offensive tackle ... coached by Todd Whitten at Arlington Heights High School ... chose the Crimson Tide over Texas while also considering Southern California, LSU, Arkansas and Florida State.

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