May 2, 2011

Robinson: 'Little things will get you beat"

EAST LANSING - Spartan senior Trenton Robinson was on the winning team in the Green-White Game as both a sophomore and junior. And as one of the leaders of this year's Green Team, the former Bay City (Mich.) Central standout was determined to keep his record blemish-free.

The three-year Spartan starter accomplished that goal by making several plays in his team's 24-10 victory in the Green-White Game. The play that meant the most to the second-team all-Big Ten safety was his break-up of a pass from Keshawn Martin to White Team quarterback Andrew Maxwell.

"I came up for run because they had Keshawn in the backfield," explained Robinson. "I came up for the run and I was like, this just doesn't feel right. So when I came up there for the run, I felt Maxwell run behind me and I thought, no way, there is no way he is catching a pass on me. That is all that I was saying to myself, 'there is no way I am going to let a quarterback catch a deep ball on my field. I just got on my horse and was like 'you've got to make a play.'"

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