Jubilation! Surrounded by friends and family, former West Virginia safety Kenny Robinson’s dreams of becoming a professional football player finally came true.
Drafted in the 5th round as the 152nd pick in the 2020 NFL Draft, Robinson had to wait a bit longer than he expected, but ultimately he was given an incredible opportunity to prove himself by former Baylor coach and current Carolina Panthers Head Coach Matt Rhule.
Check out the moment that Robinson received the phone call from the Carolina Panthers and his dreams came true:
Kenny Robinson made history today 🙌🏽 XFL ➡️ NFL @krob2__ @Panthers @beyond_am @XFLBattleHawks @espn @SportsCenter @NFL @nflnetwork @brgridiron @overtime @BleacherReport @NFLDraft pic.twitter.com/AJrScfiHl3
— Prospect Media (@prospectmedia_) April 25, 2020
Congratulations, Kenny! Once a Mountaineer, Always a Mountaineer.