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WR Allen Robinson Named All-American by FWAA

As expected, the recognition and awards for Penn State wide receiver Allen Robinson keep coming. The latest honor was announced Wednesday. Robinson has been named a second-team All-American by the Football Writers Association of America. For the first time in over 60 years, the association selected a second team. The FWAA All-America team is the second-longest continually-published team in college football.

This is the second time in a week that Robinson has been named to an All-America team. On Monday, the talented receiver was named a third-team All-American by the Associated Press.

Robinson has had a magnificent two years as a starter at Penn State, being named the Big Ten Receiver of the Year twice. He has also been named to the All-Big Ten team in each of the last two seasons and turned into one of the top receivers in the country.

After just two years of playing time, Robinson has quickly become one of the best receivers in Penn State history. He is second on the career list at Penn State with 177 catches. His 2,474 receiving yards puts him third at the school while his 17 career touchdowns are fifth-best in school history. This past year he set two new school single-season records with 1,432 receiving yards and 97 receptions.

With so much recognition and two superb seasons behind him, it’s no surprise that Robinson’s name is being brought up in the same sentence as the NFL Draft. He’s projected to already be a first-round pick. Robinson is expected to announce his plans for next year sometime after the Christmas holiday.

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