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Notre Dame WR Corey Robinson Is Running For Student Body President

Corey Robinson has a pretty hectic schedule already. Notre Dame's junior wide receiver is both a full-time student and a player on one of the country's most-prestigious football teams. 

The schedule could be getting more hectic. 

Robinson, the son of NBA legend David Robinson, has announced that he's running for student government president. 

">@NDstudgov president—and keep playing football. Here's his plan to make it work: https://t.co/zKVB7fLHNR

— Mary Green (@MaryEGreen15)

.@CoreyRobinson13 will run for @NDstudgov president—and keep playing football. Here's his plan to make it work: https://t.co/zKVB7fLHNR

— Mary Green (@MaryEGreen15) January 26, 2016

">January 26, 2016

From the story:

Campaigning takes place from this Tuesday to election day, Feb. 10, and the University’s new student government president will commence his or her term April 1. Notre Dame’s spring practice kicks off March 16 and runs until the Blue-Gold Game on April 16.

“This spring, all of our practices are in the morning, so we practice from six in the morning until 10 a.m., and the rest of the day is free, and I have one class a day, no class on Fridays,” he said. “In the summer, same kind of thing — we only practice for two hours a day, and I’m going to be here every day, all day, so that’ll be easy as well. I’m only taking one class. “

Once the Irish begin their 2016 season in August, Robinson said his schedule will change but would still allow him to fully work in student government.

“In the fall, we practice to 2:30 to 7, so anything between those hours, I can’t participate in, but the rest of the day, I’m free,” he said. “I’m going to have three or four classes … and the way my schedule works, only football and student body, so that way, I’ll be able to be fully invested in both, in those two aspects.”

Robinson isn't the only Notre Dame football player involved in the presidential race, either. 

Jerry Tillery, a freshman linebacker, will be the campaign manager for one of Robinson's opponents. 

It's nice to see two players on one of college football's best teams really emphasizing the student aspect of student-athlete. 

[The Observer]