John Robertson (American football)

John Robertson (born March 30, 1993) is an American football quarterback who is a free agent.

John Robertson
Free agent
Position:Quarterback
Personal information
Born: (1993-03-30) March 30, 1993 (age 26)
Paramus, New Jersey
Height:6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight:221 lb (100 kg)
Career information
High school:Paramus (NJ)
College:Villanova
Career highlights and awards

Robertson was selected as the 2012 winner of the Jerry Rice Award as the top freshman in the Football Championship Subdivision (FCS).[1]

He finished 9th in the 2013 Walter Payton Award voting.[2]

Robertson was selected as the 2014 winner of the Walter Payton Award.[3] During the 2014 season, Robertson threw for 2,846 yards and 35 touchdowns. He also ran for 1,078 yards and 11 touchdowns. He suffered a concussion late in the season.

Born and raised in Paramus, New Jersey, Robertson played high school football at Paramus High School.[4]

College statisticsEdit

Year Team Attempts Completions Completion % Yards TDs INT Rushes Yards TDs
2012 Villanova 253 152 60.1% 1965 14 7 189 1021 14
2013 Villanova 247 169 68.4% 1957 13 7 217 1405 20
2014 Villanova 301 197 65.4% 2846 35 3 227 1078 11
Totals 801 518 64.7% 6768 62 17 633 3504 45

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ http://www.sportsnetwork.com/merge/tsnform.aspx?c=sportsnetwork&page=cfoot2/misc/2012rice_Robertson_3xxx.htm Archived September 19, 2013, at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ http://www.sportsnetwork.com/merge/tsnform.aspx?c=sportsnetwork&page=cfoot2/misc/2013payton_votesXXX.htm Archived November 18, 2014, at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ http://www.sportsnetwork.com/merge/tsnform.aspx?c=sportsnetwork&page=cfoot2/news/news.aspx?id=786211 Archived December 17, 2014, at the Wayback Machine
  4. ^ Mills, Ed. "College football: Honors aplenty for Paramus native John Robertson", The Record (Bergen County), December 18, 2014. Accessed December 21, 2014. "The honors just keep pouring in for John Robertson. And the former Paramus High School standout certainly has earned them with exceptional double-duty displays of skill and hard work."