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Fairfield Prep’s Robert Haskins To Play Football At University Of Virginia

Bobby Haskins with Assistant Coach Mark Cirilli, Head Football Coach Keith Hellstern, and Assistant Football Coach Tom Shea
Bobby Haskins with Assistant Coach Mark Cirilli, Head Football Coach Keith Hellstern, and Assistant Football Coach Tom Shea Photo Credit: Contributed

FAIRFIELD, Conn. — Fairfield Prep alumnus Robert Haskins has signed a National Letter of Intent to continue his football and academic career at the University of Virginia.

Haskins will enroll at Virginia this month.

Haskins graduated from Fairfield Prep this past spring as a decorated student-athlete. He was named All-SCC Tier 1 at the tight end position his senior year.

During his time at Prep, Haskins received the News 12 Scholar Athlete Award, CIAC Scholar Athlete Award, and National Football Foundation Scholar Athlete Award for the New Haven County Chapter.

Haskins was also awarded the Rev. Adolfo Nicolas, S.J., Leadership Award.

During his senior year, Haskins caught 29 passes for 354 yards and two touchdowns. He also had 29 tackles, three sacks and three blocked punts on defense for the Prep football team.

He was also a key member of the Fairfield Prep basketball team that won the CIAC Class LL State Championship his sophomore season.

Playing power forward and center, Haskins then helped the basketball team to an SCC Tournament Championship and CIAC tournament semifinal appearance his junior year.

In the classroom, Haskins was a magna cum laude student and a member of the National Honor Society.

He was also involved in student government and was the class vice president his senior year.

Haskins completed his service work at the Cardinal Shehan Center in Bridgeport coaching youth basketball.

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