Washington Commanders rookie running back Brian Robinson was shot as the victim of an attempted robbery or carjacking on Sunday, according to the Washington, D.C., Police Department, which was confirmed to NFL.com.
He was taken to a nearby hospital and is now in stable condition, according to NFL Network Insider Mike Garafolo.
Officers responded to a complaint at the 1000 block of H Street NE in Washington, D.C., and discovered the shooting victim, identified as Robinson, with two gunshot wounds to his lower extremities.
Robinson Is Suffering From The Non-Life Threatening Wounds
The Commanders said in an announcement on Sunday, “We have been made conscious that Brian Robinson Jr. was the target of a tried armed robbery or joy riding in Washington, D.C.”
“He suffered non-life threatening damages and is being cured at the hospital, where team representatives are present. We humbly request that you respect Brian’s isolation at this time.”
According to police, two personalities fled the area, and a revolver was found adjacent. Robinson was carefully chosen by the Commanders in the 3rd round of the 2022 NFL Draft. Robinson has 14 carries for 57 yards and one touchdown in two preseason games this month.
How Prayers And Support Gratitudes For Him
Washington coach Ron Rivera tweeted late Sunday that he had visited Robinson in the hospital “I just got back from seeing Brian.
He is in good spirits and wants me to express his gratitude for everyone’s kind comments, prayers, and support.
He wants his colleagues to know that he respects their efforts, that he loves them all, and that he will be back soon doing what he does best.
Brian Robinson Alabama’s Height?
Robinson is a massive power back who ranks towards the top of the rookie class in terms of weight (225 pounds), hand size, and wingspan. He was used little during his first three seasons at Alabama, but he emerged as the starting running back in 2021, with a 271-1,343-14 rushing line in 14 games, as well as a 35-296-2 receiving mark.
Will Brian Robinson Be Drafted By The NFL?
Robinson has found a new home in the NFL, having been taken in the third round of the 2022 NFL draught. The Washington Commanders nominated Alabama running back Brian Robinson Jr. as the 98th general choice in the 3rd round of the 2022 NFL Draft on Friday.
How Many NFL Players Are Alabama Natives?
Since the National Football League (NFL) began holding draughts in 1936, the University of Alabama Crimson Tide football team has had 379 players drafted.
Who Has The Most Alabama Players In The History Of The NFL?
The Patriots have the most Crimson Tide players in the NFL, with starting quarterback Mac Jones, running back Damien Harris, defensive tackle Christian Barmore, linebackers Anfernee Jennings and Mack Wilson, and they acquired defensive lineman LaBryan Ray as an undrafted free agent this week.