Redskins sign 4th-round pick Robinson, Texas LB

Linebacker Keenan Robinson has signed a contract with the

Washington Redskins, who picked him in the fourth round of last

month’s NFL draft.

The 6-foot-3, 242-pound Robinson played college football at

Texas, including one season with Redskins linebacker Brian


Robinson was a three-year starter for the Longhorns and was the

119th overall pick in the draft.

He is expected to provide depth at linebacker for the Redskins

in their 3-4 defense, behind starters Orakpo, London Fletcher, Ryan

Kerrigan and Perry Riley.

The team announced Robinson’s deal Thursday.