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Denard did what to stay warm in Big Ten weather?

We all know Michigan product Denard Robinson is a Florida boy. So, how did he survive the cold Big Ten weather? Vaseline, of course. Yes, Robinson would rub it all over his arms to stay warm. Random, no doubt, but the former Wolverine and current Jacksonville Jaguars running back revealed the secret in the entertaining video above. “Yeah, it keeps the heat inside your body,” Robinson said in an interview with fellow rookie Eddie Lacy during the NFLPA Rookie Premiere. “It closes your pores up, that’s what it does.” Hear Robinson talk about his strange habit at the 1:58 and

When does Denard Robinson get drafted?

The college football season has been over for months, but Michigan’s Denard Robinson still seemingly always is the headlines. Whether it’s being on the cover of a video game or throwing out a horrible first pitch at a Detroit Tigers game, America just can’t get enough of the electric “Shoelace” and his flowing dreadlocks. Now, he’s officially set to become a professional as the NFL draft begins today. Robinson won’t hear his name tonight when the first round takes place, and he likely will have to wait for Friday’s second and third rounds. There’s a chance he may hear his

This time, Denard Robinson reaches plate on first pitch

One week after throwing out the first pitch at Comerica Park, Michigan product Denard Robinson was at it again at Tuesday’s Notre Dame-Michigan game. This time, Robinson did the honors in a No. 42 Michigan jersey, an obvious tribute to Jackie Robinson Day. Oh, and unlike the Tigers’ game, Robinson reached the plate and came close to throwing a strike. Much better, Denard! As for the game, Michigan put away Notre Dame, 8-2. Read full recap. About Brent Yarina web editor Brent Yarina covers football and men’s basketball for He writes the popular uniform feature “Clothes Call,”

Did You See This? Denard's terrible first pitch

Denard Robinson received his share of flak for his throwing abilities during his standout Michigan career. His latest throw might be his worst. Robinson, who’s preparing for this month’s NFL draft, threw out the first pitch at the Detroit Tigers game on Tuesday. Let’s just say, Robinson won’t be taking Justin Verlander’s job any time soon. [ VIDEO: Watch Robinson’s first pitch ] Not only did Robinson not throw a strike, he bounced the ball like 30 feet in front of the plate. In other words, he under-threw his receiver by a lot. Mechanics got in Robinson’s way here. We should

Te'o effect: Denard asked about status at NFL Combine

It was obvious Manti Te’o would be asked about his fake girlfriend during last month’s NFL Combine. Other players faced the question, too, according to former Michigan star Denard Robinson. On Monday night’s “Football Report,” Mike Hall asked Robinson about the oddest questions he received at the Combine, and Robinson shared one about relationship status. Watch the exact question now. Or you can read Robinson’s response right here: “They asked you, ‘Do you have a girlfriend, is it a real girlfriend, how long have you been dating?'” Guess these NFL franchises can’t be too careful when it comes to doing

Video: Big Ten interviews from NFL Combine

BTN’s Rosevelt Colvin and Russ Lande were in Indianapolis tracking the Big Ten players who participated in the 2013 NFL Combine leading up to the NFL Draft in April. See a full gallery of Big Ten players in action and watch our collection of interviews with a handful of the Big Ten players. Watch all of the available interviews below. Purdue’s Josh Johnson talks with Colvin. *** Iowa’s Micah Hyde talks with Lande. *** Colvin talks with Illinois’ Michael Buchanan. *** Lande talks with Illinois’ Akeem Spence. *** Colvin talks with Penn State’s Michael Mauti. *** Colvin talks with Minnesota’s

Will Denard Robinson make the cover of EA NCAA 14?

An update on Denard Robinson’s run to be the make the cover of  EA Sports NCAA Football 14: He’s made the championship round of the voting. Robinson is currently up against Texas A&M’s Ryan Swope. Here is the link to vote on Facebook, but you can also use Vote on…  

Vote Denard Robinson for NCAA Football cover

It’s fitting that a player who ripped off as many video game-like highlights as Denard Robinson is in the running to be on the cover of NCAA Football 2014. EA Sports announced Monday the four finalists for its next cover, and Robinson is joined by Alabama’s Eddie Lacy, Oregon’s Kenjon Barner and Texas A&M’s Ryan Swope. And guess what? EA Sports is letting fans decide this race. It posted a poll on its Facebook page, and you can cast your vote here. As of 2:40 p.m. ET Tuesday, Robinson is dominating the poll, with 16,192 votes, nearly 9,000 more than

Video: Denard Robinson Senior Bowl update

By now, everyone knows Denard Robinson will have to make the NFL as a wide receiver or return specialist. His days under center behind him, Robinson is trying to learn a new position during the week of practice leading up to Saturday’s Senior Bowl. Watch BTN host Rick Pizzo and BTN NFL Draft expert Russ Lande discuss Robinson now. Check out some of BTN host Rick Pizzo’s tweets below, and follow him at @BTNRickPizzo. Gr8 burst,below average hands,no idea yet how to get separation from DBs. #seniorbowl RT@sager729:How has #Wolverines Denard looked at WR? — Rick Pizzo (@BTNRickPizzo) January 23,