Selected by Toronto in the third round (22nd overall) in the 2011 CFL Canadian Draft. The pick was originally acquired by Toronto in 2008, from Saskatchewan, in exchange for QB Michael Bishop.
2012 : Dressed in 15 regular season games with no starts for Toronto… Week 4, Dressed as a backup DL and recorded 2 ST in a win over Winnipeg… Week 6, Dressed as a backup DL and recorded 1 DT in a loss to BC...Week 8, Dressed as a backup DL and recorded 1 DT in a win over Calgary …Week 9, Dressed as a backup DL and recorded 1 ST in a loss to Edmonton…Dressed Weeks 13-14 but did not record any stats...Week 14, dressed as DE and recorded 1 FF in a win over Winnipeg...Week 16, Dressed as DE and recorded 1 ST in a loss to Montreal…Week 17…Put on teams Nine-Game Injured List...2012 Playoffs Dressed and recorded 1 ST in a win over Edmonton in Eastern Semi-Final...Dressed but did not record any stats in a win over Montreal in East Final...2012 Grey Cup Dressed but did not record any stats in a win over Calgary.
2011: Dressed in 18 regular season games with no starts for Toronto…Week 1, Made CFL debut (01/07/11) at backup DL and played ST in win at Calgary...Week 15, Dressed as backup DL and played ST in loss at Montreal…Made 2 ST tackles...Attended CFL Evaluation Camp in March.
Played four seasons at Western (2007-2010) under Greg Marshall…CIS Second-Team All-Canadian, First-Team OUA All-Star… Western made the Yates Cup in each of his four seasons at the school…2010 Started 8 games for the Yates Cup champion Mustangs…Named CIS Second-Team All-Canadian and First-Team OUA All-Star…Recorded 37 tackles and 6 sacks…Earned CIS and OUA Defensive Player of the Week after recording 12.5 tackles and 2.5 sacks vs. Guelph...Won Western’s Defensive Lineman of the Year…2009 Played in 5 games…Recorded 10 tackles and 2 sacks helping UWO reach the Yates Cup for the third consecutive year…2008 Freshman 2007 Redshirted.
Alexander “Zander” Robinsonwas a kinesiology major at Western University. He attended Vancouver College in his hometown Vancouver, B.C. His parents are Patrick and Leigh. He has three siblings named Matthew, Isabelle and Jacqueline. Zander lists his favourite movie as Shawshank Redemption and his favourite show is Trailer Park Boys. Zander travelled to Southeast Asia this off-season with his brother and three close friends, visiting seven different countries (Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam, South Korea and Japan). He immersed himself each of their cultures and adopted Buddhism. When he returned to Vancouver he enrolled in the Canadian Securities Course.