BYU lands commit from UNLV star running back Aidan Robbins

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Aidan Robbins is the newest recruit to commit to play for BYU football.  He announced his commitment this morning (December 19, 2022), as reported on Twitter:

Robbins is coming to BYU via one season at UNLV and three at the University of Louisville.

This past season Robbins led UNLV in rushing with 1,011 yards (4.8 ypc), and nine touchdowns. He also caught 23 passes for 125 yards and one touchdown (UNLV profile). He was named to the All-Mountain West Conference team as an honorable mention.

Prior to his time in Las Vegas, Robbins spent three years at the University of Louisville where he played in ten games and graduated in three years (Louisville profile). He played in one game during his redshirt year (2019), rushed five times for 10 yards in five games as a freshman (2020), and rushed twice for 41 yards and a touchdown in four games as a sophomore in 2021.

The 6-foot-3 230-pound running back prepped at Dupont Manual High School (Louisville, Kentucky).  As a senior he rushed 72 times for 319 yards and four touchdowns before his season ended with a torn labrum in his right shoulder.  He rushed for 631 yards and six touchdowns as a junior, and 72 times for 370 yards and three touchdowns as a sophomore.

Robbins was rated 3-stars out of high school by 247Sports (0.8581), who rated him the no. 12 overall prospect from the state of Kentucky for the Class of 2019. He held scholarship offers from 24 schools including Bowling Green, BYU, Cincinnati, Colorado State, Dartmouth, Duke, Eastern Kentucky, Florida Atlantic, Harvard, Indiana, Kentucky, Marshall, Miami (OH), Missouri, Ole Miss, Penn, Princeton, Purdue, South Carolina, Toledo, Vanderbilt, Western Kentucky, and Yale.

Robbins will join BYU with two years of eligibility.

This article will be updated as more information becomes available.

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