Washington Commanders rookie running back Brian Robinson was shot in an attempted robbery or carjacking in Washington, D.C. check it out

Brian Robinson Jr: Hospitalized | Condition |Shooting

Brian Robinson Jr. is an American football running back for the Washington Commanders of the National Football League (NFL).

Brian Robinson Jr: Hospitalized | Condition |Shooting

Personal information
Born: March 22, 1999 (age 23)
Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Height: 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight: 228 lb (103 kg)
Career information
      High school:        Hillcrest (Tuscaloosa)
College: Alabama (2017–2021)
NFL Draft: 2022 / Round: 3 / Pick: 98

He played college football at Alabama, where he was two-time CFP national champion before being selected by the Commanders in the third round of the 2022 NFL Draft.

As a freshman, Robinson rushed for 165 yards and two touchdowns as a reserve player behind Najee Harris and Josh Jacobs as Alabama went on to win the 2018 CFP National Championship Game.

The Commanders selected Robinson in the third round of the 2022 NFL Draft. 

Robinson impressed in two preseason games this month.


Washington Commanders rookie running back Brian Robinson was shot multiple times Sunday evening during a possible attempted robbery in Washington, D.C., according to a police spokesperson.

He was taken to a hospital with what the team called “non-life-threatening injuries.” 

Brian Robinson Jr: Hospitalized | Condition |Shooting

According to a team spokesman, co-owners Dan and Tanya Snyder, president Jason Wright, coach Ron Rivera, team physician Dr. Anthony Casolaro and clinical psychologist Dr. Barbara Roberts were at the hospital with Robinson.

“I just got done visiting w/Brian,” Rivera said in a tweet Sunday night. “He is in good spirits and wanted me to thank everyone for their kind words, prayers & support. He wants his teammates to know he appreciates them all for reaching out and he loves them all & will be back soon doing what he does best.”


Washington Commanders running back Brian Robinson Jr. is in stable condition after he was shot in his lower extremities during a possible attempted carjacking or armed robbery in Washington, according to a D.C. police spokesman.

Police said two suspects fled the scene, and they recovered a firearm a short distance away.


According to Dustin Sternbeck, the director of communications for the Metro Police Department in Washington, the incident happened shortly before 6 p.m. ET in the 1000 block of H Street, NE, in the district.

Brian Robinson Jr: Hospitalized | Condition |Shooting

When police arrived on the scene they located Robinson, who, according to Sternbeck, was suffering from “a couple gunshot wounds to his lower extremities.” He was transported immediately to a local hospital.

Sternbeck said police have identified two potential suspects and recovered a firearm a short distance from where the incident occurred.

He said authorities are not yet sure if Robinson was the victim of a carjacking or just an armed robbery attempt.

An investigation remains ongoing.

By Rishabh

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