Keenan Robinson was born July 7, 1989 in Omaha, Nebraska. He is a linebacker for the NFL team Washington Redskins. The Redskins selected him in the fourth round of the 2012 NFL Draft. He played college football for the University of Texas.
He attended Plano East Senior High School in Plano, Texas, where he played linebacker and defensive end, recording 273 career tackles with nine tackles for loss, five sacks, five forced fumbles, five fumble recoveries, six PBU, an INT and a blocked punt. USA Today and Parade named him an All-American in 2006. Robinson was listed as the No. 4 outside linebacker prospect in the class of 2007.
As a sophomore at the University of Texas, he started 14 games at outside linebacker and earned an honorable mention All-Big 12 selection.
Keenan was drafted in the fourth round of 2012 NFL Draft by the Washington Redskins. Jim Haslett announced that Robinson would switch from the outside linebacker position to inside linebacker. He recorded a total of 11 tackles.
On July 26, 2013, it was announced Robinson tore his left pectoral muscle the first day of training camp for the 2013 season and expected to be inactive for three to five months.