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Inside the Headset with the AFCA

Oct 5, 2023

On this week’s episode of Inside the Headset presented by CoachComm, Christian Robinson, the Inside Linebackers Coach at Baylor University, shares his transition from a player to a GA with Georgia, his journey to his first full-time job, and the impact that building relationships has had on his career. Coach Robinson, a 2022 AFCA 35 Under 35 recipient, and the Bears are coming off a record-breaking comeback win over UCF. 

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Show Notes: 

1:00 Introduction 

1:27 Getting settled in Waco, TX 

2:51 When did you know that you wanted to be a football coach? 

7:34 How did you get a role as a GA at Georgia?  

9:28 Transitioning from a player to a GA and learning how to coach 

17:14 GA job at Ole Miss and the opportunities that followed 

24:12 Coaching new position groups 

26:20 Making career transitions with your wife  

30:08 What went into you working with the LB at Ole Miss? 

32:31 Putting trust in relationships that you have built 

34:49 Serving as a position coach while you were a GA at Miss. St. 

37:29 Bowl Game Experience as a GA during a staff transition  

39:00 Transition to first full time job at Florida 

41:17 Feelings and Emotions while waiting on a job  

44:43 Why were you the guy to coach the LB at Florida? 

46:51 At which job did you grow the most? 

50:04 Most special stop of your career 

53:02 Transition to Auburn  

58:08 Experience in your time at Auburn 

1:01:17 Meeting, interacting, and learning from Coach Dave Aranda 

1:07:08 Experience in the AFCA 35 Under 35 

1:10:01 Conclusion