Commentary

Syracuse's Robinson executes game plan perfectly in upset

Updated: October 15, 2007, 11:14 AM ET
By Todd McShay | Scouts Inc.
The opportunity is there every Saturday. Some players seize it. Others let it slide away. Here's a look at the players (and coaches) who shined or slipped in Week 4:

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Andrew Robinson
AP Photo/Ed ReinkeSyracuse quarterback Andrew Robinson shredded the Louisville defense.
1. Syracuse QB Andrew Robinson
Syracuse's sophomore quarterback executed an aggressive -- and highly uncharacteristic -- game plan in the stunning upset of Louisville on Saturday. Robinson stood tough in the pocket and made accurate throws on several deep-ball attempts. He finished the afternoon with 423 yards and four touchdowns on just 17 completions. Robinson also was aided by a monster performance from senior WR Taj Smith, who hauled in four passes for 173 yards and two scores.

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