Jakob Robinson
Defensive Back 0
Ht/Wt
5'
11"
|
165 lbs.
Class
Sophomore
Hometown
Orem, 
Utah
Last School
Utah State / Orem HS
Roster Years
2021-2022


BYU Highlights

  • 2022
    • Played in all 13 games, starting five
    • Made game-sealing stop with tackle of SMU quarterback Tanner Mordecai on 2-point conversion attempt in New Mexico Bowl
    • Made 51 tackles (34 solo), 1.5 tackles-for-loss, five pass breakups, a quarterback hurry and an interception
  • Transferred to BYU for the 2021 season, playing in 12 games and starting five
  • Tied for the team lead in interceptions (3) in 2021
  • Became the first BYU player with multiple interceptions in a game (Nov. 20, 2021 at Georgia Southern) since Dayan Ghanwoluku did so in 2017
  • See "Year" tab for further information

Personal

  • Major: Economics
  • Parents are Eric and Janee Robinson
  • Has five brothers and one sister
  • Enjoys playing the Xbox

Before BYU

  • Played at Utah State in 2020
  • Played in four games, including one start for the Aggies
  • Finished the season with eight tackles
  • Earned academic all-Mountain West honors
  • Prepped at Orem HS
  • Three-star prospect and the 20th-best recruit in the state of Utah according to 247Sports.com
  • 5A honorable mention all-state honors as a senior
  • Helped the Tigers capture their third-consecutive state championship
  • Finished his senior year with 38 tackles and six interceptions
  • Broke up 29 passes
  • Also caught 14 passes for 343 yards and two touchdowns as a receiver
  • Returned two kickoffs for 145 yards, including a 95-yarder for a touchdown
  • Also played basketball and was a member of the track & field team.
BYU Hall of Fame

Freshman Year 2021

  • Played in 12 games, started five.
  • Tied with Malik Moore for team lead in interceptions at three.
  • Named Second-Team Freshman All-America by The Athletic on Dec. 8. 
  • Named to First Team All-Independent Defense by Pro Football Network.
  • Named a part of Pro Football Network All-Independent Defensive Secondary of the Year
  • Recorded a BYU career-high four tackles (three solo, one assist) in 27-17 win versus No. 19 Arizona State. 
  • Snagged first career interception in 34-20 win against his former team, Utah State. 
  • Hauled-in second and third career interceptions in 34-17 win at Georgia Southern
    • Became first BYU player with multiple interceptions in a game since Dayan Ghanwoluku did so at Mississippi State in 2017.
    • Awarded "You Got Mossed" Gloves from NFL Hall of Famer Randy Moss on Monday Night Football for acrobatic interception at Georgia Southern.
  • Recorded at least one tackle in each of 12 games.
Sophmore Year 2022

  • Played in all 13 games, starting five
  • Made game-sealing stop with tackle of SMU quarterback Tanner Mordecai on 2-point conversion attempt in New Mexico Bowl
  • Made 51 tackles (34 solo), 1.5 tackles-for-loss, five pass breakups, a quarterback hurry and an interception
  • Notched first interception of the season and fourth of his career in 52-26 win over Utah Tech, also tying a career-high with two pass breakups.
  • Recorded first pass break-up of the season, saving a touchdown, in BYU's 38-26 win over Utah State. The pass break-up came against Robinson's old high school quarterback, the Aggies' Cooper Legas.
Junior Year

Senior Year

Graduate Year

Redshirt Year

Medical Redshirt Year



  • Jakob Robinson PBU at Wazzu

    Jakob Robinson PBU at Wazzu

  • Jakob Robinson celebrates INT vs. Georgia Southern

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  • Robinson tackle NM Bowl

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