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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
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.