Denard Robinson is trading in the cleats and shoulder pads for a clipboard and whistle.

On Monday, Jacksonville University announced that Robinson will be joining the coaching staff as an offensive analyst. According to, the former Michigan quarterback is also expected to assist with special teams.

“We’re thrilled that Denard is joining our football family here at Jacksonville University,” Dolphins head coach Ian Shields said. “He brings a wealth of experience within the game to our program and will be a real asset for us.”

As a quarterback at Michigan, Robinson was considered one of the most electrifying players in college football during his career. He was often labeled as the best dual-threat quarterback in the nationally.

In four seasons in Ann Arbor, Robinson totaled 6,250 passing yards and 4,495 rushing yards. He accounted for 91 total touchdowns in his career.

Following his college career, Robinson was selected in the fifth round of the 2013 NFL Draft by the Jacksonville Jaguars. He played with the franchise through the 2016 season, accounting for 1,368 rushing and receiving yards and five total touchdowns.

Jacksonville participates at the FCS level. The Dolphins finished the 2018 season with a 2-8 record.