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SJSU's Kairee Robinson Earns MW Offensive Player of the Week Honors Again

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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - San José State's Kairee Robinson was named Mountain West Offensive Player of the Week for the second time this season, announced by the league office on Monday.

Robinson, a senior running back from Antioch, Calif., had a career-high 200 yards rushing and two touchdowns in SJSU's 42-18 rout over No. 25 Fresno State Saturday night.

Last season, the Spartans had four player of the week honors and this is the fourth one for the Spartans this season after Kairee Robinson was honored in week 7Nick Nash was honored in week 0 and Matthew Coleman was honored in week 2.


  • Second Mountain West weekly award
  • Ranked No. 1 from Pro Football Focus for running backs with 100 carries with a 93.1 rushing grade
  • Robinson's second touchdown tied the single-season rushing record set by Johnny Johnson Jr. (1988) and Deoncé Whitaker (2000) with 15.
  • His 15 rushing touchdowns are good for second in the nation
  • He now has 17 total touchdowns on the season, two behind Johnson, who set the record in 1988.
  • His 33 career touchdowns puts him two behind the SJSU record set by Whitaker (1998-2001).
  • This was Robinson's fifth 100-yard rushing game of the season.
  • He is the first Spartan to rush for 200 yards since Tyler Ervin ran for 263 yards on October 24, 2015 against New Mexico.
  • Robinson has a touchdown in an SJSU record nine straight games.

UP NEXT: The Spartans play their final home game of the season on Nov. 18th when they host San Diego State at 7:30 p.m. The game can be watched live on the CBS Sports Network and listened to live on KTRB.

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