Atlanta Falcons rookie Bijan Robinson completed his first season within the NFL with greater than 1,000 all-purpose yards and eight touchdowns as his crew missed out on the playoffs.
Robinson impressed NFL fans in the course of the season along with his explosiveness.
Towards the Carolina Panthers at residence, Robinson caught a cross from Desmond Ridder, made a transfer and took the ball to the tip zone. Towards the Green Bay Packers, Robinson took a pitch and juked a number of defenders on his means for first down and extra.
“A lot of the stuff that I did was simply off of intuition, and I’ll transfer simply how I follow it — how I do various things,” he defined to Fox Information Digital. “However after I take a look at it, I’m like, ‘Man, that’s a reasonably particular play proper there. That’s fairly cool.’
“Even identical to among the 5-yard runs. I’m identical to, ‘ALL proper, that’s was fairly superior.’ However, I imply, it’s simply issues we work on in follow day by day. My coach has to place me in essentially the most uncomfortable conditions.
“So, when the sport comes, it doesn’t shock me, doesn’t shock me in any respect. I’ll be prepared for something. However after I do stuff like that in follow, that’s the way it interprets within the sport.”
Robinson was among the many nominees for NFL Offensive Rookie of the Yr and although the Falcons completed 7-10 for the third consecutive season, he seemed fondly on his first yr within the league.
“It was undoubtedly superior. I feel it was an awesome expertise of studying, simply understanding endurance, understanding that every thing occurs for a motive,” he stated. “All the pieces occurs in God’s timing. For me, it was actually enjoyable to get to expertise the highs of the season.
“However then, clearly, we had quite a lot of adversity. There was lows as nicely. I needed to be current for each conditions and not likely take an excessive amount of into it, however simply perceive that this league is difficult irrespective of how a lot expertise you may have. You gotta execute the best methods on Sundays as a result of all people’s good within the NFL. For me, that was the most important expertise.
“I feel, individually, it was undoubtedly a enjoyable season for me to go on the market on that subject and simply use my God-given capability, after which He would get to cope with my teammates as nicely. So, it was cool.”
Robinson spoke to Fox Information Digital on behalf of Courtyard by Marriott and its “The Final Improve” contest. He unveiled the Tremendous Bowl Suite at Allegiant Stadium, the place two fortunate followers will spend the night time earlier than the Tremendous Bowl Feb. 11.