Trenton Robinson Named Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week
Oct. 11, 2010
EAST LANSING, Mich. - Junior safety Trenton Robinson has been named the Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week for his performance in MSU's 34-17 win at Michigan last Saturday.
Robinson recorded seven tackles, an interception and a pass breakup to help the Michigan State defense hold Michigan to season-lows in points (17), rushing yards (162) and total yards (377). Michigan entered the game ranked among the top 10 nationally with 41.4 points, 324.4 rushing yards and 565.0 total yards per contest.
Robinson ranks first in the Big Ten and tied for third nationally in passes defended with eight (six pass break-ups, two interceptions). He also recorded an interception in the win over Northern Colorado.
This marks the first time in his career Robinson has been named Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week. MSU has had either a Big Ten Player of the Week or a Big Ten Freshman of the Week every week this season.
2010 BIG TEN PLAYER/FRESHMAN OF THE WEEK - MICHIGAN STATE
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