Who is Jaxson Robinson? BYU basketball lands commitment from Arkansas transfer

Arkansas guard Jaxson Robinson (14) reacts after hitting a 3-point shot against Elon during the first half of a college basketball game Tuesday, Dec. 21, 2021, in Fayetteville, Ark. Robinson announced he is committed to BYU after entering the NCAA transfer portal in May.

Michael Woods, Associated Press

BYU basketball’s guard line is getting some help from SEC country.

Former Arkansas guard Jaxson Robinson announced his commitment to Mark Pope’s program via social media on Thursday.

COMMITTED 💙💙 pic.twitter.com/0fYgkFkxuc

— JAXSON ROBINSON (@Robinsonjaxx) June 16, 2022

The 6-foot-6, 185-pound Robinson entered the NCAA transfer portal last month after one season with the Razorbacks program. 

“During the short amount of time I spent at BYU, it felt like home,” Robinson told On3’s Joe Tipton. “I felt an immediate bond with Coach (Mark) Pope, the coaching staff, and my future teammates.”

The guard played in 16 games as a sophomore for Arkansas this past season, with four starts, and averaged 10.2 minutes, 3.4 points and 1.3 rebounds per game.

Robinson started his college career off at Texas A&M, where he transferred after just one season.

He has three years of eligibility remaining.

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Source:: Deseret News – Sports News

      

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