Tayvion Robinson Season 2020

Weight187 lbs
HometownVirginia Beach, Va.
High SchoolCox

ESPN All-ACC Midseason Team (10/11/21)
ACC Co-Specialist of the Week (9/27/21)
2019 All-Freshman First Team (PFF College)

2021: Has started all 11 games at WR ... Leads the team with 41 receptions to go along with 470 yards and a team-high four TDs ... Ranks third in the FBS with 328 punt return yards on the season ... His 13.7-yard punt return average ranks sixth in the nation ... Caught one pass for two yards and rushed twice for 25 yards vs. North Carolina (9/3). Also registered one punt return ... Recorded four receptions for 41 yards to reach the 1,000-yard career mark vs. Middle Tennessee State (9/11). Also registered a six-yard touchdown reception and a career-long 59-yard punt return ... Registered three receptions for 47 yards with a 23-yard TD at West Virginia (9/18). Also rushed once for five yards and returned three punts for 10 yards ... Tied his career-high with six receptions for 76 yards vs. Richmond (9/25). Also recorded a 60-yard punt return touchdown, the first of his career and career-long return, the longest punt return in the ACC this season ... Wore the No. 25 jersey vs. Notre Dame (10/9) and recorded five receptions for 53 yards. Also returned two punts for 15 yards ... Recorded five receptions for 20 yards with a two-yard touchdown vs. Pitt (10/16). Also returned three punts for 17 yards ... Registered three receptions for 57 yards with a 30-yard long vs. Syracuse (10/23). Also returned two punts for 46 yards including a 40-yard return ...  Recorded four receptions for 27 yards with a 4-yard TD at Georgia Tech (10/30). Also returned two punts for 31 yards with a 24-yard long. Became the 16th Tech receiver to total 100 career receptions with his four at Georgia Tech (10/30) ... Led the team in receiving at Boston College (11/5), recording four receptions for 44 yards. Also returned two punts for 12 yards ... Totaled four receptions for a team-high 78 yards vs. Duke (11/13). Also returned three punts for a career-high 73 yards ... Recorded two receptions for 25 yards at Miami (11/20). Also rushed twice for four yards. 

2020: Started all 11 games … Led the team with 38 receptions for 592 yards, while ranking second on the squad with three TD catches … Also returned 10 punts for a total of 21 yards and rushed the ball seven times for 48 yards ... Caught four passes for 40 yards with a 15-yard TD vs. NC State (9/26), also returned four punts for 20 yards … Caught two passes for 85 yards at Duke (10/3) and ran the ball once for 10 yards ... Registered four catches for 45 yards with 33-yard TD at UNC (10/10) ... Had two receptions vs. Boston College (10/17) ... Caught three passes at Wake Forest (10/24) ... Caught two passes for 53 yards and had a 38-yard run at Louisville (10/31) … Had four catches for 46 yards vs. Liberty (11/7) ... Recorded a season-high five passes for 42 yards vs. Miami (11/14) ... Hauled in four passes for 69 yards at Pitt (11/21) ... Made three receptions for 53 yards vs. Clemson (12/5) ... Tied a season-high with five receptions for a career-best 98 yards, including a 60-yard TD vs. Virginia (12/12).
2019: Played in all 11 games (seven starts) as a true freshman … Tied for second on the squad with 31 receptions, good for 404 yards with a long catch of 71 yards with one TD … Named to the PFF College All-Freshman Team as a punt returner, was the highest-graded true freshman punt returner (83.0) in the nation and the eighth-highest overall among players with at least 10 punt returns … Led Tech with 13 punt returns for 185 yards (14.2 avg.) with a long of 35 yards … Also rushed the ball 11 times for 139 yards … Registered a career-high six catches for 72 yards with a 20-yard TD after starting in his collegiate debut at Boston College (8/31) ... Caught four passes for 62 yards with a 32-yard long vs. ODU (9/7) … Started vs. Furman (9/14), catching four balls for 31 yards and also had a 21-yard rush … Had four catches for 25 yards vs. Duke (9/27) …  Made one reception for seven yards in a starting role at Miami (10/5) … Started vs. Rhode Island (10/12), making four catches for 48 yards … Started at Notre Dame (11/2) … Returned the first two punts of his career for a total of 44 yards vs. Wake Forest (11/9), including a 33-yard long … Registered a season-long 49-yard rushing attempt in a start at Georgia Tech (11/16) … Hauled in the longest pass of his career, a 71-yard reception vs. Pitt (11/23) … Caught three passes for 45 yards and returned three punts for 62 yards at Virginia (11/29), including a career-long 35-yard punt return … Started in the Belk Bowl vs. Kentucky (12/31), posting two catches for 18 yards, an 11-yard punt return and a five-yard run.
High School: Played for head coach Bill Stachelski at Cox High School … A four-star recruit according to 247 Sports’ composite ranking … Earned first-team All-Tidewater accolades in both football and basketball as a junior … Racked up 1,635 total yards as a junior with 21 touchdowns at quarterback, running back and wide receiver … Named the Virginian-Pilot’s 2017-18 Male Athlete of the Year … Is reunited with former high school teammate DT Jordan Williams, who transferred to Tech this season from Clemson.
Personal: Son of Christian and Najya Pernell … Majoring in human development.