Denard Robinson continues to insist he will be a wide receiver in the NFL.
Yet on "NFL AM" on Friday via Skype, he said he will throw some passes at Michigan's pro day Thursday, even though he's primarily auditioning as a receiver.
"Catching the ball, catching kickoffs and punts -- I might throw a little bit, just for a second," he said. "Not doing too much drop-backs, just showing them I can throw it still. That's the only things I'll do at pro day."
Robinson's elbow nerve injury limited him late in Michigan's season. After sitting out a few games, he returned as a running back, carrying the ball only in his right arm.
He was still limited by the injury at the Senior Bowl and the NFL combine, keeping him out of some drills.
"I'm probably 70, 60 percent right now, and it's getting better and better," Robinson said. "Every day, I feel like it's getting better. From the Senior Bowl to now, it's like night and day. I can actually feel it and grab things and be able to throw the ball like I want to. When I catch the ball and throw the ball back to the quarterbacks, I feel better now."
The idea of being versatile should help Robinson in NFL teams' eyes.
"I think I bring that to the table, to go to the quarterback or go to the running back or go to the wideout -- I did it in college, and I can do it now," he said. "That's what I plan to do."
As he said in the interview: "I've got a good enough arm, too. I can make plays. I had 91 touchdowns, not a lot of people can say that."
But "I'm a receiver all the way right now, just training, catching punts, catching kicks," he said. "That's what I'm doing right now."
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