Heisman hopeful Denard Robinson

Michigan quarterback Denard Robinson, a Heisman Trophy candidate and the only player in NCAA history to run and throw for 1,500 yards in a single season, is literally the face of Michigan.

Michigan quarterback Denard Robinson signs autographs for fans as part of Big Ten Media Days and Kickoff Luncheon, Friday, July 27, 2012, in Chicago. (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green)
Michigan quarterback Denard Robinson signs autographs for fans as part of Big Ten Media Days and Kickoff Luncheon, Friday, July 27, 2012, in Chicago. (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green)
Michigan quarterback Denard Robinson signs autographs for fans as part of Big Ten Media Days and Kickoff Luncheon, Friday, July 27, 2012, in Chicago. (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green)
NEW ORLEANS, LA - JANUARY 03: Denard Robinson #16 of the Michigan Wolverines runs on the field during warm ups against the Virginia Tech Hokies during the Allstate Sugar Bowl at Mercedes-Benz Superdome on January 3, 2012 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)
Allstate Sugar Bowl - Michigan v Virginia Tech
NEW ORLEANS, LA - JANUARY 03: Denard Robinson #16 of the Michigan Wolverines runs on the field during warm ups against the Virginia Tech Hokies during the Allstate Sugar Bowl at Mercedes-Benz Superdome on January 3, 2012 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)
NEW ORLEANS, LA - JANUARY 03: Denard Robinson #16 of the Michigan Wolverines runs the ball in the first quarter against the Luther Maddy #92 of the Virginia Tech Hokies during the Allstate Sugar Bowl at Mercedes-Benz Superdome on January 3, 2012 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)
Allstate Sugar Bowl - Michigan v Virginia Tech
NEW ORLEANS, LA - JANUARY 03: Denard Robinson #16 of the Michigan Wolverines runs the ball in the first quarter against the Luther Maddy #92 of the Virginia Tech Hokies during the Allstate Sugar Bowl at Mercedes-Benz Superdome on January 3, 2012 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)
NEW ORLEANS, LA - JANUARY 03: Denard Robinson #16 of the Michigan Wolverines throws a pass against the Virginia Tech Hokies during the Allstate Sugar Bowl at Mercedes-Benz Superdome on January 3, 2012 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)
Allstate Sugar Bowl - Michigan v Virginia Tech
NEW ORLEANS, LA - JANUARY 03: Denard Robinson #16 of the Michigan Wolverines throws a pass against the Virginia Tech Hokies during the Allstate Sugar Bowl at Mercedes-Benz Superdome on January 3, 2012 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)
NEW ORLEANS, LA - JANUARY 03: Denard Robinson #16 of the Michigan Wolverines throws a pass against the Virginia Tech Hokies during the Allstate Sugar Bowl at Mercedes-Benz Superdome on January 3, 2012 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)
Allstate Sugar Bowl - Michigan v Virginia Tech
NEW ORLEANS, LA - JANUARY 03: Denard Robinson #16 of the Michigan Wolverines throws a pass against the Virginia Tech Hokies during the Allstate Sugar Bowl at Mercedes-Benz Superdome on January 3, 2012 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)
ANN ARBOR, MI - NOVEMBER 19: Denard Robinson #16 of the Michigan Wolverines celebrates a 45-17 victory over the Nebraska Cornhuskers with Roy Roundtree #12 at Michigan Stadium on November 19, 2011 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)
Nebraska v Michigan
ANN ARBOR, MI - NOVEMBER 19: Denard Robinson #16 of the Michigan Wolverines celebrates a 45-17 victory over the Nebraska Cornhuskers with Roy Roundtree #12 at Michigan Stadium on November 19, 2011 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)
ANN ARBOR, MI - NOVEMBER 19: Denard Robinson #16 of the Michigan Wolverines celebrates a fourth quarter touchdown with Taylor Lewan #77 while playing the Nebraska Cornhuskers at Michigan Stadium on November 19, 2011 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Michigan won the game 45-17. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)
Nebraska v Michigan
ANN ARBOR, MI - NOVEMBER 19: Denard Robinson #16 of the Michigan Wolverines celebrates a fourth quarter touchdown with Taylor Lewan #77 while playing the Nebraska Cornhuskers at Michigan Stadium on November 19, 2011 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Michigan won the game 45-17. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)
ANN ARBOR, MI - NOVEMBER 26: Denard Robinson #16 of the Michigan Wolverines dives for extra yards past C.J. Barnett #4 of the Ohio State Buckeyes at Michigan Stadium on November 26, 2011 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Michigan won the game 40-34. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)
Ohio State v Michigan
ANN ARBOR, MI - NOVEMBER 26: Denard Robinson #16 of the Michigan Wolverines dives for extra yards past C.J. Barnett #4 of the Ohio State Buckeyes at Michigan Stadium on November 26, 2011 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Michigan won the game 40-34. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)
ANN ARBOR, MI - NOVEMBER 26: Denard Robinson #16 of the Michigan Wolverines tries to get around the tackle of Ryan Shazier #10 of the Ohio State Buckeyes at Michigan Stadium on November 26, 2011 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Michigan won the game 40-34. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)
Ohio State v Michigan
ANN ARBOR, MI - NOVEMBER 26: Denard Robinson #16 of the Michigan Wolverines tries to get around the tackle of Ryan Shazier #10 of the Ohio State Buckeyes at Michigan Stadium on November 26, 2011 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Michigan won the game 40-34. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)
ANN ARBOR, MI - NOVEMBER 26: Denard Robinson #16 of the Michigan Wolverines celebrates with students after beating Ohio State 40-34 at Michigan Stadium on November 26, 2011 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)
Ohio State v Michigan
ANN ARBOR, MI - NOVEMBER 26: Denard Robinson #16 of the Michigan Wolverines celebrates with students after beating Ohio State 40-34 at Michigan Stadium on November 26, 2011 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)
ANN ARBOR, MI - NOVEMBER 26: Denard Robinson #16 of the Michigan Wolverines celebrates with students after beating Ohio State 40-34 at Michigan Stadium on November 26, 2011 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)
Ohio State v Michigan
ANN ARBOR, MI - NOVEMBER 26: Denard Robinson #16 of the Michigan Wolverines celebrates with students after beating Ohio State 40-34 at Michigan Stadium on November 26, 2011 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)
ANN ARBOR, MI - NOVEMBER 26: Denard Robinson #16 of the Michigan Wolverines leaves the field after beating Ohio State 40-34 at Michigan Stadium on November 26, 2011 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)
Ohio State v Michigan
ANN ARBOR, MI - NOVEMBER 26: Denard Robinson #16 of the Michigan Wolverines leaves the field after beating Ohio State 40-34 at Michigan Stadium on November 26, 2011 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)
ANN ARBOR, MI - NOVEMBER 26: Denard Robinson #16 of the Michigan Wolverines celebrates with students after beating Ohio State 40-34 at Michigan Stadium on November 26, 2011 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)
Ohio State v Michigan
ANN ARBOR, MI - NOVEMBER 26: Denard Robinson #16 of the Michigan Wolverines celebrates with students after beating Ohio State 40-34 at Michigan Stadium on November 26, 2011 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

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