Robinson Named to Hornung Award Watch List

Lincoln – Nebraska wide receiver Wan’Dale Robinson was honored Thursday afternoon, as he was named to the 2020 Paul Hornung Award watch list.

Robinson, a sophomore wide receiver from Frankfort, Ky., is the only returnee among the four 2019 finalists. He put together a strong 2019 campaign, catching 40 passes for 443 yards and two TDs, while also rushing for 340 yards and three scores. Robinson finished in the top three on the Huskers in both rushing and receiving yards and touchdowns.

Robinson set school marks for both catches and yards by a true freshman, while becoming just the fourth true freshman in Nebraska history to post at least 1,000 all-purpose yards. A two-time Big Ten Freshman of the Week, Robinson’s best game of the season was in the Huskers’ comeback win at Illinois when he accounted for 188 yards from scrimmage (79 receiving, 89 rushing yards) and three touchdowns scored.

The Hornung Award, presented by Texas Roadhouse, is given annually to the most versatile player in major college football.