Scottie Bordelon is a reporter for WholeHogSports.com. A graduate of the University of Arkansas, Bordelon previously covered high school sports for the Times Record in Fort Smith and the Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette in Springdale. He is a member of the U.S. Basketball Writers Association and Football Writers Association of America and voter for the Biletnikoff Award.
Jaxson Robinson commits to BYU
Arkansas guard Jaxson Robinson goes up for a dunk during a game against Central Arkansas on Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2021, in Fayetteville.
FAYETTEVILLE — Former Arkansas guard Jaxson Robinson announced his transfer destination on Thursday.
Robinson, a shooting guard who played in 16 games last season, has committed to BYU, according to a post to his Instagram account. On May 12, he became the fourth Razorback on the 2021-22 roster to announce plans to transfer.
At Arkansas, Robinson averaged 3.4 points, shot 38% from the floor and 32.6% from three-point range. He did not play in 16 of the team's final 21 games, and did not play more than 5 minutes in a game after a 44-point victory over Missouri on Jan. 12.
His best game came in the Razorbacks’ 81-55 win over Elon on Dec. 21. Robinson scored 14 points on 4 of 7 shooting in a starting role.
A native of Ada, Okla., Robinson has at least two seasons of eligibility remaining. He transferred to Arkansas after one season at Texas A&M.
With Robinson’s pledge, each of Arkansas’ spring-time transfers have committed to other programs. Connor Vanover landed at Oral Roberts, Chance Moore at Missouri State and KK Robinson at SEC rival Texas A&M.
BYU, entering Year 4 under Mark Pope, finished the 2021-22 season with a 24-11 record and 9-6 mark in West Coast Conference play. The Cougars advanced to the quarterfinals of the NIT in March.
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