Virginia Tech Football Scouting Report: Tayvion Robinson

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Tayvion Robinson
(graphic by Virginia Tech Athletics)

Tayvion Robinson
Wide Receiver
Cox High School, Virginia Beach, VA
5-10, 180

247: 3-star, No. 24 ATH, No. 11 player in VA
Rivals: 4-star, No. 17 ATH, No. 5 player in VA
ESPN: 3-star, No. 70 ATH, No. 20 player in VA

Power 5 offers: 7, including Ohio State

Tayvion Robinson knew where he was going to college well before he committed to Virginia Tech last summer.  The Hokie coaching staff made him a priority as their one and only major slot receiver target of the 2019 recruiting class, and he rewarded their loyalty by committing early and signing in December.

All three recruiting services have a different view on Robinson.  Rivals has him in the top five in the state of Virginia, while 247 has him barely outside the top 10.  Meanwhile, ESPN only ranks him No. 20.  I can understand all three points of view, and Robinson is the classic example of why there is so much gray area when it comes to recruits outside that small group of the national elite.  We’ll start with the negative aspects for Robinson…

One concern I have about Robinson is his verified testing numbers from a Nike camp.  That’s probably