Oklahoma Sooners' Duke Robinson: The Quickest 335-Pounder You'll Ever See

In a good piece at SI.com about Oklahoma's offensive line, Sooners right guard Brandon Walker says this about left guard Duke Robinson:

"Big Duke is just talented. He's probably one of the quickest guys I've ever seen to be 330 pounds."

I'd have to say that's an understatement on a couple of levels. For one thing, Robinson isn't 330 pounds. He's listed at 335, and I feel comfortable saying that's low-balling him a little bit, too. He's a mountain of a man, closer to 350 than to 330.

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But the even bigger understatement is to say he's "probably one of the quickest." Watch Robinson tonight against Florida, and you'll see that he's without a doubt the quickest big man on the field. It's just not fair that a guy that big is able to get to the second level or pull to the outside that quickly.

That's why Robinson is going to be the first guard drafted in April, and it's why he's going to make a very big impact tonight. When Oklahoma has the ball, take your eyes off Sam Bradford from time to time and take a look at Robinson. If you like line play, you'll like what you see.

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