Report: Former Alabama running back Brian Robinson shot in attempted robbery
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - NFL Network’s Mike Garafolo reports that former Alabama running back Brian Robinson has been shot.
Garofolo says Robinson was the victim of an attempted robbery. He is reportedly in stable condition.
Robinson play for the Crimson Tide from 2017 to 2021, becoming the starter in his senior season. Robinson rushed for 1,343 yards and 14 touchdowns, being named to the first team All-SEC team.
UPDATE: During his Monday afternoon news conference, Coach Nick Saban said, “Our thoughts and prayers are out to B Rob and his family.” Coach Saban said he reached out to Robinson and didn’t get through at first, so they texted him.
Saban said they think Robinson may be able to come back and play some time this season, and he said he is glad the injuries won’t put his life in jeopardy in the future.
Robinson was drafted by the Washington Commanders in the third round of the 2021 NFL Draft.
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