May 18, 2006

Grandma's WeightWatchers diet affects signee

Canes RB signee Kylan Robinson isn't just hoping for immediate playing time.

He's expecting it.

"I talked to coaches about that and they said I shouldn't redshirt, that if I come in and work hard I can come in and play because of the way I'm built — how big I am and how much I weighed at the time and how I played," Robinson said. "That surprised me a bit. The offense is brand new, so I'll have to learn it quickly."

However, Robinson's build has changed slightly since he inked with UM.

He played at 215 pounds last season. But then his grandmother went on a WeightWatchers diet. Which essentially put Robinson on the diet as well.

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