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    Ray Robinson

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Hilton Head, S.C.

    High School:
    Hilton Head High School

    Height / Weight:
    5-10 / 202

    Position:
    Tailback


    Overview: An honorable mention All-ACC performer, he has rushed for 2,048 career yards, the eighth-best mark in school history ... Ranks ninth in school history with 459 career rushing attempts and 13th in career yards per attempt at 4.46 ... His 20 career rushing TDs is tied for sixth in Wolfpack history, he has 21 overall TDs for his career, the seventh-best mark ever by a Wolfpacker ... Ranks 13th among all-time Wolfpack players with 126 career points ... Has posted seven 100-yard rushing games in his career, that mark ties for the sixth-best ever by a Wolfpack runner ... Ranks 11th in school history with 2,709 career all-purpose yards ...

    In 2000: Ranked seventh in the ACC with 71.6 yards per game, his 111.8 yards of all-purpose rushing per contest ranked ninth in the league ... The Wolfpack's second-leading receiver, his 41 grabs ranked third nationally among running backs and is tied for 15th on the Wolfpack single season list ... The first Wolfpack back since 1993 to rush for over 400 yards and tally over 200 receiving yards in a season ... Tied Todd Varn for the school record for receptions by a running back ... A Doak Walker Award candidate for the second straight year ... Led the team in rushing eight times and in receiving as well versus Wake Forest and Florida State ... Started all 12 games at tailback, he was in for 643 of the team's 806 snaps during the regular season (80%) ... Scored two touchdowns in overtime in the win over Arkansas State ... Caught an 81-yard pass, the seventh-longest in school history, for a touchdown on the third play of the game versus fifth-ranked Clemson ... Rushed for 110 yards in three quarters before leaving with a hip injury in the win at North Carolina ... Set a school record with 40 rushing attempts versus Maryland, his 178 yards in that contest ranks 13th in school history ... Earned the team's Most Valuable Offensive Back Award for the 2000 campaign ... Posts the best incline mark (365 lbs.) among all players weighing under 225 pounds , that mark is tied for seventh on the entire team... Tied for the eighth-best power clean mark (300 lbs.) on the team ... Can do 40 chin-ups, that mark ties for fourth on the team ... Named the Most Outstanding Performer on offense for 2000 spring workouts, he did so well the coaching staff held him out of one scrimmage ... Also named the Most Improved running back and won the extra effort award.

    In 1999: Hampered by injuries that started at the end of the 1998 season and continued throughout the year ... Missed '99 spring drills after fracturing his arm in the bowl game at the end of the 1998 season ... Missed most of pre-fall drills with an ankle injury, then injured the other ankle versus William & Mary and was forced to miss the Florida State contest ... Suffered a tear of the medial meniscus (knee) versus Clemson and underwent arthroscopic surgery on October 10 and missed the Virginia contest ... Led the Pack in rushing for the first three games of 1999 ... Had a season-high 30 carries in the win over Maryland while posting the fourth 100+ yard rushing game of his career.

    In 1998: The 1998 ACC Rookie of the Year, a first for a Wolfpack player in the last decade, NC State rookies have won two more honors since ... Led NC State in rushing with 822 yards, the fourth-highest total by an NC State player in the last 14 years ... Ranked fourth in the ACC in rushing with 74.7 yards per game ... A freshman All-American according to The Sporting News ... Named to the 1998 All-ACC Academic Football Team, he earned a 3.23 GPA in business management for the fall semester ... Fractured a bone in his arm in the Micron PC Bowl contest with Miami ... Took over the starter?s role at tailback when starter Rahshon Spikes went down with a shoulder injury ... Started five games in the backfield ... Rushed for 100-plus yards three times, including a high of 202 yards in the loss to No.16 Virginia ... That yardage total was the fourth-best rushing performance ever by an NC State player and the most since Vince Evans had 201 yards versus East Carolina in 1985 ... Named the Chevrolet Player of the Game versus Virginia ... Scampered 88 yards to hit paydirt on the Wolfpack?s third play from scrimmage versus the Cavaliers, the second-longest rushing play in school history ... Named the ACC Rookie of the Week three times, versus Virginia, Wake Forest and North Carolina ... Led the team in rushing in each of the last seven outings of the regular season ... Ranked second on the team in touchdowns with 10, his 5.45 points per game ranked 10th in the ACC ... Earned the offense?s 12th Man Award at the team?s annual banquet ... Named to the 1998-99 ACC Honor Roll.

    Prep: Four-year varsity letterwinner and a three-year starter for Coach Dan Utley? Named to the S.C. Sports Report 3-A all-state team? Ranked the No. 10 senior in South Carolina by SuperPrep, he was listed as the 25th-best running back in the nation ? Named the WTOC Channel 11 Offensive Player of the Year for an 11-county area that includes Hilton Head and Savannah, Ga. ? Selected as a honorable mention All-American by USA Today ? First team all-region selection for three seasons ? Rushed for 1,645 yards and 24 touchdowns in his senior campaign ? Amassed 1,670 yards and 17 touchdowns as a junior ? Recorded 56 touchdowns in his career at Hilton Head? All-state selection as a senior year ? Two-time team Most Valuable Player ? Participated on the track team at Hilton Head HS, he ran a 10.6-second 100-meter dash at the 1996 South Carolina state 3-A track meet ? Played basketball his sophomore season ... Majoring in business management ... Born 6/11/79.

    R. Robinson 1998 Game-by-Game Stats

    OpponentAtt.Yds.TDRec.Yds.TDKOR-Yds.
    Ohio22510000-0
    Fla. State 81900001-32
    @ Baylor 34210003-57
    Syracuse637112200-0
    *Ga. Tech 1773031301-7
    *Duke2445133900-0
    *@ Virginia 2720211-400-0
    @ Clemson 153711000-0
    *Wake Forest 2316421-100-0
    @ Maryland 1511101-400-0
    N. Carolina 146721200-0
    $Miami3302700-0

    R. Robinson 1999 Game-by-Game Stats

    OpponentPlAttYdsTDLgKDRecYdsTD
    @ Texas 3713581251000
    *S. Carolina 2715710161000
    *Wm & Mary 208491260140
    @ FSU Did Not Play - Injured (ankle)
    *@ W. Forest 18320402150
    Clemson741201101110
    Virginia Did Not Play - Injured (knee)
    @ Duke 6610060000
    @ Ga. Tech 2282040290
    Maryland53301531310000
    *North Carolina 51153801302170
    @ E. Carolina 3210430110000

    R.Robinson 2000 Game-by-Game Stats

    2000PlAttYdsTDLgKDRecBT Yds TDBTYds
    *Ark. St. 892713922202-201158
    *@ Indiana 491265017046901138
    *SMU37116160425019
    *Ga. Tech 631683016054901439
    *@ Clem. 701514072495125
    *@UNC452311011922601032
    *FSU63133001105170214
    *@ Md. 7240178114031501668
    *Duke59113201627520636
    *@ Virginia 26736015100012
    Wake Forest 54189521615400723
    *Minnesota&571574213053601235
    BT - Broken Tackles
    ; YAC - Yards after Contact $ - bowl game, does not count in career stats; * indicates game started

    R. Robinson Career Stats

    YearGP-GSPlAttYdsKDTDLgRecYdsTDKOR
    199811-5NA154822NA1088126705-96
    199910-4273112438233185600-0
    200011-1162719378887224136613-76
    Totals32-20NA4592,048NA20886148918-172

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