Top high school linebacker gives verbal commitment to Stanford


Mater Dei High senior linebacker Curtis Robinson gave his verbal commitment to Stanford on Monday. He announced his decision on Twitter early Monday morning.

"I'm proud to announce that I will be attending and playing football at Stanford University!"

Mater Dei linebacker Curtis Robinson has committed to Stanford for the 2016 season. Photo courtesy of Twitter.
"I really like the coaches a lot and have a lot of respect for them," Robinson told Coach Anderson and Coach Bloomgren are the ones recruiting me and I like Coach Shaw quite a bit, as well. I like their coaching style, they don't yell or scream at you, they coach you and teach you and I know I'll get better playing for them."

The 6-foot-3, 215-pound Robinson chose the Cardinal over schools such as UCLA, Notre Dame and Ohio State. He's considered one of the top 10 linebacker prospects in the nation. He also played downs at wide receiver.

A week ago, Robinson tweeted his top seven, in alphabetical order: Duke, Notre Dame, Ohio State, Stanford, UCLA, USC and Washington.

"I want to thank every coach who has recruited me throughout this process," he wrote. "It has been a blessing to have had the opportunity to be recruited by so many great schools."

Robinson's junior year highlights can be found here.

— Palo Alto Online Sports


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