Cox High School Coach Praises Tayvion Robinson for His Talent and Leadership

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Virginia Tech recruiting Tavyion Robinson
Class of 2019 athlete Tayvion Robinson is one of Virginia Tech’s premiere targets on offense. (Photo by Ivan Morozov)

Cox High School head coach Bill Stachelski met Class of 2019 athlete Tayvion Robinson right before Robinson enrolled at Cox as a freshman. Robinson, a star in middle school, was hoping to try out for varsity as a freshman. He was working out on the field and Stachelski liked what he saw.

“I started to get to know him that summer, going into his ninth-grade year,” Stachelski said. “The first conversation I had with him was with me and one of my assistant coaches as we were walking off the field. We were kind of behind him and we looked at his legs and his calf development, like, ‘What is he, a 14-year-old kid?’ We just kind of looked at each other like, ‘Wow,’ and we started talking to him.”

Little did they know that Robinson, a 5-foot-10, 165-pound stud who played on both sides of the ball, would become their best player. Robinson burst onto the scene in the 2017 season, becoming Cox’s most valuable offensive weapon as a junior and one of the better prospects out

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