Tayvion Robinson Settling In With New Position, New Virginia Tech Offer

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Tayvion Robinson attended the Clemson game. (Photo by Ivan Morozov)

Playing quarterback was something Cox (Va.) 2019 athlete Tayvion Robinson had a little preparation for. But it was more for certain plays and packages and in an emergency role.

Robinson was thrust into that role last month against Ocean Lakes (Va.), when starting quarterback Kendall Spriggins went down with an injury. Robinson finished that game with 94 yards on 22 carries and has remained the starting quarterback since.

Where Robinson will play at the next level is still yet to be determined. In addition to quarterback, he’s garnered looks at wide receiver and as a defensive back. Robinson got another look at one of his options, Virginia Tech, when the Hokies hosted Clemson. At this point, however, plenty is still up in the air with his future, as he continues his adjustment at quarterback.

“Last year, I did it a little bit, but I hadn’t practiced it at all this year,” Robinson said. “So, after (Spriggins) went down, I told him I could do it if it was going to help our team win.

“It was a little different, because you have to learn not only the position you’re playing, but everybody else’s, know the routes, how the line’s going to block.”

Robinson, No. 194 in the 2019 Rivals250, has offers from Virginia Tech, Maryland, Florida Atlantic and Charlotte. He got another look at the Hokies on Sept. 30 when they hosted Clemson. Virginia Tech offered