UK loses DB to season-ending injury

UK loses DB to season-ending injury
Davonte Robinson, a University of Kentucky junior safety, injured his right quadriceps muscle on July 24 and will undergo surgery to repair it. (Source: University of Kentucky Athletics)
(Source: WAVE 3 News)

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WAVE) - The Kentucky Wildcats will be without a key player in their defensive secondary as they go into the 2019 season.

Davonte Robinson, a junior safety, injured his right quadriceps muscle Tuesday and will undergo surgery to repair it.

Appearing all 13 games last season, making three starts, Robinson, a Lexington native who played at Henry Clay, had 42 tackles in 2018 including a career high nine against Georgia. He also broke up four passes and recovered two fumbles taking one back 30 yards for a touchdown on the final play of the game during a win at Florida.

UK had four starters in their 2018 defensive secondary enter the NFL Draft.

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