News and notes on Purdue Athletics
First-quarter interceptions helped Purdue build an early 21-0 lead
The Boilermakers are winding down their final week of spring practice
The Boilermakers have one more practice before Saturday's Kick Scrimmage
The game is the annual Hammer Down Cancer day
2015: Appeared in 10 games, making seven starts … had 32 total tackles, 17 solo, with nine tackles for loss, 1.5 sacks and a fumble forced on the season … had five tackles, four solo, with 2.5 TFLs vs. Virginia Tech on Sept. 19 … finished with a pair of tackles against Bowling Green on Sept. 26 … tallied five tackles, a TFL and a fumble forced at No. 2 Michigan State on Oct. 3 … recorded three solo tackles vs. Minnesota on Oct. 10 … had one tackle at Wisconsin on Oct. 17 … recorded three tackles, 1.5 TFL and an assisted sack vs. Nebraska on Oct. 31 … tallied one tackle against Illinois on Nov. 7 … finished with four tackles and a sack at Northwestern on Nov. 14 … had a pair of assisted tackles at No. 6 Iowa on Nov. 21 … tallied a season-high six tackles, four solo, with a career-high three TFLs vs. Indiana on Nov. 28.
2014: Appeared in 11 games … finished the season with 20 tackles, 14 solo, four TFLs, and two sacks … made three tackles, one solo, with 1.5 TFLs and one sack against No. 11 Notre Dame on Sept. 13 … had one solo tackle against Southern Illinois on Sept. 20 … finished with four tackles, three solo, two TFLs and a sack against Iowa on Sept. 27 … had two tackles, one solo, at Illinois on Oct. 4 … made one solo tackle at Minnesota on Oct. 18 … recorded five tackles, three solo, and .5 TFL against No. 25 Wisconsin … had four solo tackles against Northwestern on Nov. 22.
High School: Four-year letterwinner … four-star prospect by Rivals.com … football rookie of the year as a freshman … MVP of the team as a senior … defensive player of the year as a senior … athlete of the year as a senior … 100 tackles, 31 tackles for loss and 11.0 sacks as a senior … coach was Brett St. Germain … also wrestled for four years … participated in track for four years … placed third at state wrestling tournament as a sophomore … won state wrestling championship as a junior and senior … placed third in discus as a sophomore … placed second in discus and shot put as a junior.
Personal: Given name is Gelen Andre’ Robinson … born June 10, 1995 … majoring in selling and sales management ... father, Glenn, was an All-American basketball player at Purdue … brother, Glenn III, played basketball at Michigan.