The Jaguars added one of college football’s most notable playmakers in recent years in Round Five, selecting Michigan’s Denard Robinson.
Robinson (5-10, 199) had a decorated career at quarterback for the Wolverines but worked out at wide receiver in the pre-draft process. Robinson’s passing ability adds to his value, as it must be taken into account by defenses. He also gives the Jaguars an emergency quarterback.
Robinson’s running ability, however, is especially intriguing. He racked up 4,495 yards on the ground in four seasons at Michigan. It’s plainly obvious he could be dangerous with the ball in space on the pro level. Now, the Jaguars apparently will see how he fares as a full-time tailback — a position where the Jaguars could use some depth behind Maurice Jones-Drew.