|Position:||Director of Football Operations|
|Alma Mater:||Appalachian State '03|
• Mark Robinson enters his first season as the Assistant Athletics Director for Football and fourth overall with the Florida State football program.
• Robinson joined the Florida State football program in January 2013 as the director of football operations after spending five years as Arkansas’ director of football operations and five years as a football operations assistant at Texas A&M.
• Robinson oversees the day-to-day operations of the FSU football program which includes monitoring the football program’s budget, scholarships, team travel, housing, camps and clinics, NFL relations and other administrative responsibilities.
• In his first season, Robinson was instrumental in helping the Seminoles win the BCS National Championship and finish undefeated (14-0). In his second season, the Seminoles went 13-1 and played in the first College Football Playoff.
• Since the national championship season, Robinson has helped develop and oversee a multi-million dollar renovation project of the football facilities, including the coaches’ offices, locker room, players’ lounge and lobbies, that will keep Florida State football at the forefront of the college football world with state-of-the-art accommodations for players and staff.
• Robinson oversaw all the daily operations of the Arkansas football program after beginning his stint there in January 2008. He was responsible for the operation of the football program’s budget, scholarships, team travel, housing, camps and clinics, NFL relations and other administrative responsibilities. Robinson served as the staff liaison to the Southeastern Conference. He also monitored and recorded all athletic related events for the football program.
• Robinson was part of three bowl appearances at Arkansas coordinating the Razorbacks’ trip to the 2010 Liberty Bowl, the 2011 Sugar Bowl – the first BCS game in school history – and the 2012 AT&T Cotton Bowl Classic.
• Robinson served as the Assistant Director of Football Operations at Texas A&M from 2003-07. At A&M, he assisted with the day-to-day operations of the program, including team travel, practice, game day operations, recruiting and coaching.
• Robinson played on the offensive line at Appalachian State from 1998-2002, where he earned his bachelor’s degree in communications. The Mountaineers were ranked in the top 10 in the nation in I-AA and earned playoff bids all five seasons. He set the school record with a 615-pound squat lift and received the Strongest Player Award on the team his senior year.
• The Greensboro, N.C., native is married to the former Valerie Lynch. They have three children, Caroline, Rocco, and Nate.