Zac Robinson
11   Zac Robinson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Littleton, Colo.

High School:
Chatfield

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 218

Position:
QB


2008 Manning Award Finalist
2008 Davey O'Brien Award Semifinalist

Stats At A Glance
NCAA's Fifth-Ranked Active Career Passer (155.3)
No. 5 Rated Passer In 2008 (166.8)
No. 16 Nationally in 2008 In Points Responsible For (15.54)
No. 2 Nationally In Career Total Offense Per Play (7.7)
OSU Career Record Holder In Total Offense (7,786)
Second All-Time At OSU In Passing Yards (6,223)
OSU Single-Season Record Holder Completion Pct. (65.0 in 2008)

Had a record-breaking junior season in his first year as the wire-to-wire starter ... Became the first Cowboy quarterback to start every game in a season since Donovan Woods in 2004 ... Is already all over the OSU record books with another full season to play ... Is second all-time at OSU in passing yards (6,223) ... Holds the school record for career total offense (7,786) ... Is third all-time at OSU in touchdown passes with 51 - just four shy of the school record held by Josh Fields ... His 2008 season statistics place him second on the single-season passing yards list with 3,064 and second on touchdown passes list with 25 ... His 3,626 yards of total offense in 2008 is second all-time at OSU only to his school record of 3,671 yards set in 2007 ... Robinson has 1,553 career rushing yards to rank second all-time among OSU quarterbacks and No. 23 in school history, regardless of position ... In 2007 he was one of just three quarterbacks (joining Tim Tebow as the only other BCS conference quarterback) to run for 800 yards and pass for at least 2,800 yards ... Already holds OSU single-game records for total offense and passing (both set against Texas in 2007 with 486 yards of total offense and 430 passing yards) ... His 395 yards against Iowa State in 2008 ranks as the fourth best game ever by a Cowboy ... Has three 100-yard rushing games in his career ... Has five 300-yard passing games in his career to tie Josh Fields for the OSU record ... Offensive MVP of the 2007 Insight Bowl ... Set an OSU single-season record by completing 65 percent of his passes in 2008 to best Mike Gundy's mark of 64.8 set in 1988 ... Will enter his senior season as the NCAA's fifth-rated career active passer ...

2008 (Junior): Once again proved to be one of America's top dual-threat quarterbacks with 3,064 passing yards and 562 rushing yards ... One of just four players to run for 500 yards and pass for 3,000 ... Had seven games with at least two touchdown passes and had five against Iowa State ... His 95-yarder TD pass to Jeremy Broadway against the Cyclones was the longest pass play in OSU history ... Had a 74-yard TD pass to Dez Bryant vs. Houston and a 66-yarder to Bo Bowling against Missouri State ... Had three runs for more than 20 yards (31, vs. OU, 24 vs. Iowa State and 23 against Baylor) and completed 38 passes that covered more than 20 yards ... Completed 24 passes for more than 30 yards and 11 for 40 yards or more ... Was especially sharp in consecutive weeks against Troy and Texas A&M when he went 26-of-34 for 440 yards with six touchdowns and no interceptions ... Hit the 300-yard mark in passing three times with 320 yards and three touchdowns against Houston, 395 yards and four scores against Iowa State and 329 yards and a touchdown vs. Oregon ... Passed for 215 yards and two touchdowns in the upset at No. 3 Missouri ... Had a completion of at least 30 yards in each of the last 12 games of the season ... Completed less than 60 percent of his passes just three times all season, including a 2-for-4 effort against outmanned Missouri State ... Tied a school record with 50 pass attempts in the Holiday Bowl.

2007 (Sophomore): Moved into the starting lineup against Troy ... Had six of the top 18 total offense performances in OSU history during the 2007 season ... Ended the year listed among America's leaders in rushing (91st with 65.2 yards per game), passing efficiency (No. 12 at 148.98) and total offense (No. 27 at 282.4 yards per game) ... His 991 rushing yards are the second most by an OSU quarterback ... Finished the season all over OSU's single-game total offense charts including the best game in school history (486 yards vs. Texas), the fourth best game in school history (372 yards vs. Indiana), the sixth best game in school history (366 yards vs. Kansas) and the No. 17 (328 vs. Sam Houston State) and No. 18 (327 vs. Texas Tech) games in school history ... Rushed for 100 yards three times, making him the first OSU quarterback in 34 years to accomplish the feat ... Led the Cowboys to fourth-quarter come-from-behind wins over Texas Tech and Kansas State ... Completed 30-of-42 of his pass attempts with two touchdowns in the school-record 430-yard passing effort against the Longhorns ... Added a rushing touchdown in that game as well ... Passed for 200 yards and rushed for 100 yards twice, accomplishing the feat in wins over Texas Tech (211 passing and 116 rushing) and at Baylor (202 passing and a career-high 144 rushing) ... Saw action in the Georgia game as a quarterback, a running back and as a receiver, completing a five-yard pass to fellow quarterback Bobby Reid and carrying the ball once for seven yards to set up a Dantrell Savage touchdown on the ensuing play ... Stepped in for an injured Bobby Reid in the second quarter against Florida Atlantic and led the Cowboys to a 42-6 rout of the Owls by completing 14-of-20 passes for 250 yards and three touchdowns, including a 77-yard connection with Adarius Bowman in the third quarter ... The 77-yard strike tied for the ninth-longest pass play in Oklahoma State history and was the longest pass play since 1998 ... Logged his first career start the following week at Troy, where he completed 18-of-37 passes for 191 yards and connected with tight end Brandon Pettigrew for a four-yard touchdown pass ... Carried the ball nine times for 61 yards at Troy ... Completed 16-of-32 passes for 211 yards and two touchdowns, including a game-winning 54-yard touchdown pass to Brandon Pettigrew with 1:37 remaining in OSU's come-from-behind 49-45 win over Texas Tech ... Rushed 13 times for 116 yards with two touchdowns in the win over Tech, marking the first 100-yard rushing performance for an OSU quarterback since Tony Lindsay ran for 126 yards against Colorado in 1997 ... With that rushing effort, Robinson became only the second OSU quarterback since 1977 to rush for 100 yards in a game ... Put up 279 passing yards as part of a 19-of-28 showing in OSU's 39-3 win over Sam Houston State ... Connected with Adarius Bowman on a 29-yard touchdown pass and with Dantrell Savage on a 16-yard touchdown pass against the Bearkats ... Completed 10-of-17 passes for 158 yards and a touchdown before leaving the Texas A&M game early with an injury ... Returned to lead OSU to a 45-14 win over Nebraska in Lincoln the next week by completing 12-of-19 passes for 234 yards and a touchdown ... Rushed nine times for 33 yards with a TD against the Huskers as well ... Completed 11-of-25 passes for 181 yards and had three touchdown passes in OSU's 41-39 win over No. 25 Kansas State, adding 109 rushing yards to lift the Cowboys over the Wildcats ... Connected on 22-of-37 passes for 276 yards with two touchdowns and added 14 carries for 90 rushing yards and a rushing touchdown against Kansas ... Broke a 57-yard run against the Jayhawks that set a new career high and was the longest run for any Cowboy in 2007 ... Tossed just three interceptions over the last eight games of the season.

2006 (Freshman): Passed for 345 yards (25-of-51) and three touchdowns while rushing for 144 yards as a freshman ... Played virtually all of the final three quarters in the overtime game against Texas A&M and saw significant playing time against Oklahoma ... Tossed three touchdown passes against the Aggies ... Had nine carries for 90 yards against Baylor, including a two-yard TD run, and had a five-yard run against Alabama.

2005: Redshirted.

High School: Generally regarded as one of the top athletes in the state of Colorado ... A highly-coveted prospect who also starred as a receiver ... Caught 39 passes for 850 yards and 11 touchdowns as a senior ... Rivals.com rated Robinson a three-star prospect and the 10th-ranked dual-threat quarterback target in the country ... Was also rated the ninth-best overall prospect in Colorado, regardless of position ... Senior season quarterback numbers included 1,475 passing yards and 15 touchdowns with just six INTs ... Also had 1,078 rushing yards and eight rushing touchdowns ... Numerous honors included first-team all-Colorado, first-team all-state, Jefferson County offensive MVP, and all-conference honors as both a quarterback and punter ... Recruited by Kansas State, Oklahoma, Colorado, Colorado State and Arizona State.

Personal: Born Sept. 29, 1986, in Edmond ... Son of Russ and Myra Robinson ... Has a brother, Chase, and two sisters, Katie Ann (an OSU student) and Taylor ... Majoring in management ... Mom is an OSU grad, father was a student-athlete at Oklahoma and an uncle was a former Pistol Pete.

Robinson's 2008 Game-by-Game Passing Stats
Date.......... Opponent........................ Cmp..... Att...... Int.......... Pct............. Yds......... TD....... Long
Aug. 30..... at Washington State........ 20....... 27........ 1.......... 74.1........... 193.......... 0.......... 23
Sept. 6...... Houston............................. 14....... 21........ 2.......... 66.7........... 320.......... 3.......... 74
Sept. 13.... Missouri State.................... 2.......... 4......... 0.......... 50.0............ 82........... 1.......... 66
Sept. 27.... Troy..................................... 16....... 21........ 0.......... 76.2........... 254.......... 3.......... 44
Oct. 4........ Texas A&M........................ 10....... 13........ 0.......... 76.9........... 186.......... 3.......... 45
Oct. 11...... at Missouri........................ 19....... 28........ 1.......... 67.9........... 215.......... 2.......... 40
Oct. 18...... Baylor.................................. 13....... 20........ 0.......... 65.0........... 238.......... 2.......... 52
Oct. 25...... at Texas.............................. 17....... 26........ 0.......... 65.4........... 199.......... 1.......... 31
Nov. 1....... Iowa State.......................... 18....... 27........ 1.......... 66.7........... 395.......... 5.......... 95
Nov. 8....... at Texas Tech.................... 16....... 28........ 1.......... 57.1........... 182.......... 0.......... 47
Nov. 15..... at Colorado........................ 15....... 23........ 1.......... 65.2........... 217.......... 1.......... 30
Nov. 29..... Oklahoma........................... 17....... 26........ 1.......... 65.4........... 254.......... 3.......... 38
Dec. 30..... Oregon............................... 27....... 50........ 2.......... 54.0........... 329.......... 1.......... 33

Robinson's 2008 Game-by-Game Rushing Stats
Date.......... Opponent......................... Att.................. Yds................... Avg................ TD.......... Long
Aug. 30..... at Washington State......... 8.................... 11.................... 1.4.................. 1............. 13
Sept. 6...... Houston............................. 10................... 27.................... 2.7.................. 0............. 17
Sept. 13.... Missouri State.................... 3.................... 15.................... 5.0.................. 0............. 14
Sept. 27.... Troy..................................... 11................... 39.................... 3.5.................. 0............. 13
Oct. 4........ Texas A&M........................ 15................... 66.................... 4.4.................. 2............. 16
Oct. 11...... at Missouri........................ 12................... 34.................... 2.8.................. 1............. 14
Oct. 18...... Baylor.................................. 14................... 57.................... 4.1.................. 0............. 23
Oct. 25...... at Texas.............................. 13................... 26.................... 2.0.................. 0............. 13
Nov. 1....... Iowa State............................ 6.................... 66................... 11.0................ 0............. 24
Nov. 8....... at Texas Tech...................... 6.................... 16.................... 2.7.................. 0............. 12
Nov. 15..... at Colorado........................ 15................... 61.................... 4.1.................. 1............. 13
Nov. 29..... Oklahoma........................... 17................... 90.................... 5.3.................. 1............. 31
Dec. 30..... Oregon............................... 16................... 54.................... 3.4.................. 1............. 16

Robinson's 2007 Game-by-Game Passing Stats
Date.......... Opponent........................ Cmp..... Att...... Int.......... Pct............. Yds......... TD....... Long
Sept. 1...... at Georgia............................ 1.......... 1......... 0......... 100.0............. 5............ 0........... 5
Sept. 8...... Florida Atlantic.................. 14....... 20........ 1.......... 70.0........... 250.......... 3.......... 77
Sept. 14.... at Troy................................. 18....... 37........ 2.......... 48.6........... 191.......... 1.......... 27
Sept. 22.... Texas Tech......................... 16....... 32........ 1.......... 50.0........... 211.......... 2.......... 54
Sept. 29.... Sam Houston State.......... 19....... 28........ 2.......... 67.9........... 279.......... 2.......... 36
Oct. 6........ at Texas A&M.................... 10....... 17........ 0.......... 58.9........... 158.......... 1.......... 47
Oct. 13...... at Nebraska....................... 12....... 19........ 0.......... 63.2........... 234.......... 1.......... 41
Oct. 20...... Kansas State...................... 11....... 25........ 1.......... 44.0........... 181.......... 3.......... 39
Nov. 3....... Texas................................... 30....... 42........ 0.......... 71.4........... 430.......... 2.......... 44
Nov. 10..... Kansas................................ 22....... 37........ 1.......... 59.5........... 276.......... 2.......... 39
Nov. 17..... at Baylor............................. 16....... 21........ 0.......... 76.2........... 202.......... 2.......... 30
Nov. 24..... at Oklahoma........................ 8........ 20........ 0.......... 40.0........... 105.......... 1.......... 26
Dec. 31..... vs. Indiana.......................... 24....... 34........ 1.......... 70.6........... 302.......... 3.......... 39

Robinson's 2007 Game-by-Game Rushing Stats
Date.......... Opponent......................... Att.................. Yds................... Avg................ TD.......... Long
Sept. 1...... at Georgia............................ 1...................... 7..................... 7.0.................. 0............... 7
Sept. 8...... Florida Atlantic................... 5.................... 20.................... 4.0.................. 0............. 11
Sept. 14.... at Troy.................................. 9.................... 61.................... 6.8.................. 0............. 18
Sept. 22.... Texas Tech......................... 13.................. 116.................. 8.9.................. 2............. 48
Sept. 29.... Sam Houston State........... 7.................... 49.................... 7.0.................. 0............. 16
Oct. 6........ at Texas A&M..................... 8.................... 20.................... 2.5.................. 0............. 10
Oct. 13...... at Nebraska......................... 9.................... 33.................... 3.7.................. 1............. 17
Oct. 20...... Kansas State...................... 16.................. 109.................. 6.8.................. 0............. 17
Nov. 3....... Texas................................... 12................... 56.................... 4.7.................. 1............. 14
Nov. 10..... Kansas................................ 14................... 90.................... 6.4.................. 1............. 57
Nov. 17..... at Baylor............................. 17.................. 144.................. 8.5.................. 2............. 26
Nov. 24..... at Oklahoma...................... 14................... 72.................... 5.1.................. 0............. 24
Dec. 31..... vs. Indiana.......................... 15................... 70.................... 4.7.................. 2............. 14

Robinson's 2006 Game-by-Game Passing Stats
Date.......... Opponent........................ Cmp..... Att...... Int.......... Pct............. Yds......... TD....... Long
Sept. 2...... Missouri State.................... 4.......... 7......... 0.......... 57.1............ 48........... 0.......... 27
Sept. 9...... at Arkansas State..................................... DNP.............................................................
Sept. 16.... Florida Atlantic................... 0.......... 3......... 0........... 0.0............... 0............ 0........... 0
Sept. 23.... at Houston................................................ DNP.............................................................
Oct. 7........ at Kansas State......................................... DNP.............................................................
Oct. 14...... at Kansas................................................... DNP.............................................................
Oct. 21...... Texas A&M.......................... 7........ 16........ 0.......... 43.8............ 94........... 3.......... 22
Oct. 28...... Nebraska................................................... DNP.............................................................
Nov. 4....... at Texas...................................................... DNP.............................................................
Nov. 11..... Baylor................................... 4.......... 5......... 0.......... 80.0............ 35........... 0.......... 11
Nov. 18..... at Texas Tech...................... 2.......... 3......... 0.......... 66.7............ 19........... 0.......... 17
Nov. 25..... Oklahoma............................ 8........ 17........ 0.......... 47.1........... 149.......... 0.......... 54
Dec. 28..... vs. Alabama......................... 0.......... 0......... 0.............. -................. 0............ 0........... 0

Robinson's 2006 Game-by-Game Rushing Stats
Date.......... Opponent......................... Att.................. Yds................... Avg................ TD.......... Long
Sept. 2...... Missouri State.................... 2..................... -2.................... -1.0................. 0............... 2
Sept. 9...... at Arkansas State............................................................... DNP...................................
Sept. 16.... Florida Atlantic................... 2...................... 5..................... 2.5.................. 0............... 8
Sept. 23.... at Houston.......................................................................... DNP...................................
Oct. 7........ at Kansas State................................................................... DNP...................................
Oct. 14...... at Kansas............................................................................. DNP...................................
Oct. 21...... Texas A&M.......................... 7.................... 16.................... 2.3.................. 0............. 13
Oct. 28...... Nebraska............................................................................. DNP...................................
Nov. 4....... at Texas................................................................................ DNP...................................
Nov. 11..... Baylor................................... 9.................... 90................... 10.0................ 1............. 43
Nov. 18..... at Texas Tech...................... 2.................... 11.................... 5.5.................. 0............. 13
Nov. 25..... Oklahoma............................ 6.................... 19.................... 3.2.................. 0............... 7
Dec. 28..... vs. Alabama......................... 1...................... 5..................... 5.0.................. 0............... 5

Robinson's Career Passing Stats
Year......... GP...... Effic.......... Cmp.-Att.-Int......... Pct............ Yds.......... TD......... Long....... Avg./G
2006........ 7...... 125.25............ 25-51-0............ 49.0.......... 345........... 3............ 54........... 49.3
2007....... 13..... 148.98......... 201-333-9.......... 60.4......... 2824........ 23........... 77......... 217.2
2008....... 13..... 166.84........ 204-314-10......... 65.0........ 3,064........ 25........... 95......... 235.7
Career.... 33..... 155.28........ 430-698-19......... 61.6........ 6,233........ 51........... 95......... 188.9

Robinson's Career Rushing Stats
Year.......... G......... Att.......... Gain........... Loss......... Net........... Avg........... TD........ Long....... Avg./G
2006........ 7......... 29........... 165............. 21........... 144........... 5.0............ 1........... 43........... 20.6
2007....... 13....... 140......... 903............. 56........... 847........... 6.1............ 9........... 57........... 65.2
2008....... 13....... 146......... 700............ 138.......... 562........... 3.8............ 8........... 31........... 43.2
Career.... 33....... 315........ 1768........... 215....... 1553........... 4.9........... 18.......... 57........... 47.1

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