80 Brian Robiskie

Brian Robiskie Ohio State 2007
usaUnited States
Cleveland, OH
High School
Chagrin Falls
Past Teams
Ohio State
2005, 2006, 2007, 2008

Post-OSU Update: Brian Robiskie was selected with the 36th overall pick in the 2009 NFL Draft by the Cleveland Browns. Robiskie did not have much success in the NFL, playing only 38 games across five seasons with three teams. He finished his NFL career with 43 catches for 485 yards (11.3 avg.) and four touchdowns. (updated: Jun. 2023)

Jersey #: 80 (2006-08), 85 (2005)

Major: Marketing (2008), Business (2006-07)

Weight: 199 (2008), 195 (2006-07), 190 (2005)

2008 Media Guide: Leading returning receiver for a second straight season … starter at split end … has outstanding speed and quickness, is blessed with good hands and has demonstrated a knack for finding the open seam in the defense … part of Ohio State’s Big Ten runner-up and NCAA qualifying 4×100 relay in outdoor track.

2007: Led the Buckeyes with 55 receptions for 935 yards, with 11 scores … first team ESPN/CoSIDA Academic All-America (3.50 in marketing) and a finalist for Arthur Ashe Sports Scholar … Biletnikoff Award semifinalist … second team all-Big Ten (Rivals) … nine catches gained 153 yards against Youngstown State … 68-yard TD from Boeckman at Washington … three TD catches (42, 28, 19) in Northwestern win … gained 99 yards on five catches with a 52-yard TD at Minnesota … 50-yard TD reception in Michigan State win … two TD catches against Wisconsin … offensive player of week: Youngstown State, Minnesota … Paul Warfield award for outstanding receiver … Big Ten all-academic.

2007 Media Guide: Is the Buckeyes’ leading returning receiver … gave the Buckeyes depth at wide receiver last year and now moves into the spotlight … became an integral part of the passing attack last year … has outstanding speed and quickness, is blessed with good hands and has demonstrated a knack for finding the open seam in the defense … coaches like his presence and command of the game.

2006: Played all 13 games and made five starts, including in two of the team’s final four games  … finished third on the team with 29 catches for 383 yards and five touchdowns… career long 39-yard catch came vs. the Wolverines, when he reeled in seven passes for 89 yards, both top efforts as a Buckeye.

2006 Media Guide: Promising young receiver who is being counted on to help offset the loss of first-round draft choice Santonio Holmes … has outstanding speed and quickness, is blessed with good hands and has demonstrated a knack for finding the open seam in the defense … lettered last year as a freshman … appeared in all 12 games, but almost all of his playing time came with the special teams … did have a 13-yard reception against San Diego State on which he knifed between two defenders and picked up additional yardage … coaches like his presence and command of the game … coming off a solid showing in the spring … will figure in the rotation at wide receiver in 2006 and has a chance to become an integral part of the passing attack.

2005: Would have to rate as one of the more pleasant surprises of the year … made an early impression with his athletic ability and nailed down a spot on special teams … played in all 12 games … longest stints were eight minutes against Northwestern and seven against Illinois.

High School: Ranked as the No. 6 wide receiver in the state of Ohio and the No. 22 prospect overall by Rivals.com … a 2004 first-team All-Ohio selection … set Chagrin Falls career receiving records with 118 catches for 1,885 yards and 34 touchdowns … caught 47 passes as a senior for 754 yards and 12 touchdowns … also scored on a 95-yard punt return and an interception return … led Chagrin Falls to a 9-3 overall record in 2004 and the conference championship … averaged 14.5 yards on punt returns … had two interceptions … is an honor student, carrying a 3.5 GPA … played for Mark Iammarino.

Personal: Is the son of Terry and Cynthia Robiskie … his father played in the NFL and was the interim head coach with the Cleveland Browns before returning to his present role of assistant … likes to talk to his dad before games … favorite food is red beans & rice … says Will Smith would play him in a movie … favorite NFL player is Jerry Rice … favorite former Buckeye is Cris Carter.


SeasonTeamGGSRecRec YdsRec AvgRec TDLngFumLostFRKRKR YdsKR TDPRPR YdsPR AvgPR TD
2005Ohio State12011313.0013NANANA0000000
2006Ohio State13NA2938313.2539NANA0000100.00
2007Ohio State13NA5593517.01168NANA00007608.60
2008Ohio State13NA4253512.7848NANA011104174.20