Former Georgia WR Justin Robinson named MVP of Mississippi State's bowl win

Former Georgia receiver Justin Robinson had a standout performance in Mississippi State’s bowl win over Illinois.

 Robinson earned the MVP award of the ReliaQuest Bowl in Tampa, Florida.

The sophomore receiver had seven receptions for 81 yards and scored Mississippi State’s only offensive touchdown.

The Bulldogs honored late head coach Mike Leach in their 19-10 victory over Illinois. Mississippi State finished the season 9-4.

Robinson, who transferred from Georgia following last season’s national championship,

is playing more at Mississippi State. Robinson finishes the 2022 college football season with a career high in receptions

Mississippi State throws the ball more than any other team in the country.

Next year, Robinson is expected to have a larger role for the Bulldogs after star receiver Rara Thomas transferred to Georgia earlier this offseason.

Robinson, during his final year at the University of Georgia, finished the 2021 season with two catches for 18 yards,

 and a touchdown. The 6-foot-4, 220-pound wide receiver is a former four-star recruit out of Eagles Landing Christian in McDonough, Georgia.


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