So sad. Adrian, a former NFL linebacker for the Eagles, Broncos and more, passed away on May 16. Adrian was only 25 years old.
Adrian Robinson unexpectedly passed away on May 16 at the young age of 25. Over the course of his short career, the defensive lineman-linebacker played for teams like the Philadelphia Eagles, Washington Redskins, Denver Broncos and Tampa Bay Buccaneers. He had reportedly signed a contract to play for a Canadian Football League in April 2015.
Adrian Robinson Dead: Former NFL Linebacker Dies At 25
It deeply saddens all of us to share with you that Adrian Robinson Jr. passed away last night at the age of 25. Adrian was a beloved father, son, brother, friend and teammate. We ask that you please respect his family’s privacy during this difficult time, and especially keep his daughter Avery Marie in your prayers. Thank you for all of your support and consideration.
Adrian got his start at Temple University. He went on to play two years in the NFL. Over those two years, he appeared in 12 games with the Pittsburgh Steelers, six games for the Denver Broncos and two games for the San Diego Chargers. He also played for the Philadelphia Eagles and Washington Redskins.
Adrian signed a contract with the Canadian Football League’s Hamilton Tiger-Cats on April 27.
Friends and fans took to Twitter to mourn the loss of Adrian:
Wow just got word my former teammate from last year Adrian Robinson passed away earlier today. A great young kid w/tremendous talent. RIP AR
— Brian Orakpo (@rak98) May 18, 2015
— Will Johnson (@WillJohnson_6) May 17, 2015
— Micheal Eric (@MEasy_50) May 17, 2015
Extremely saddened by Adrian Robinson’s passing. He was one of the best here and an all around tremendous guy. Thoughts are with his family.
— Dave Gerson (@Owlified) May 17, 2015
Wow R.I.P Adrian Robinson I really can’t believe this I started playing defense because of watching guys like him wow I’m lost for words
— T⚪️Time™ (@takhit_717) May 17, 2015
Our thoughts and prayers go out to Adrian’s family and friends at this time.
— Avery Thompson