Report: Commanders Rookie Running Back Brian Robinson Jr. Shot Multiple Times in Attempted Robbery

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Washington Commanders rookie running back Brian Robinson Jr. was shot multiple times in an attempted carjacking on Sunday, according to police. Robinson has non-life-threatening injuries and is in stable condition.

Robinson is in the hospital and his ability to return to play professional football is unknown. Tom Pelissero reported that at least two bullets struck his lower body during the attempted robbery.

Robinson is a 23 year- old rookie who played four seasons at Alabama. He was first team all SEC and the Cotton Bowl Classic MVP in 2021. He also won 2 national championships in 2017 and 2021. He was selected by the Commanders in the third round and is currently signed to a four-year rookie contract. Robinson was in a competition with Antonio Gibson to be the starting running back for the Commanders. Washington’s first game is September 11th vs the Jaguars

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