December 11, 2006

Bittersweet weekend for Longhorn commit

As far as weekends go, you'll have to excuse Plano (Texas) East linebacker Keenan Robinson if his mind and heart weren't totally set on having a rip-roaring good time while he was on his official visit to Texas this weekend.

Oh, Robinson reported that he had a terrific time this weekend, but the truth of the matter if that the four-star linebacker that emerged this season as the state's top defensive prospect feels like he should still be playing for a state championship.

It was just a little more than a week ago when an injury to Plano East starting quarterback Riko Smalls helped Spring Westfield overcome an early 11-point deficit to knock off Robinson and Co. 31-27 in Round Rock.

For Robinson, traveling 20 minutes north of the site of last week's heartbreaking conclusion to his prep career for his official visit to Texas was definitely bittersweet.

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