July 11, 2014 at 1:30 pm

Cornerback Ezra Robinson leaves Michigan State football team

Ezra Robinson had an interception and two tackles in the 2014 MSU spring game. (Dale G. Young / Detroit News)

Ezra Robinson, a redshirt sophomore cornerback from Sarasota, Fla., has requested and been granted a release from his scholarship at Michigan State.

Robinson (6-0, 178 pounds) appeared in 12 games last season, primarily on special teams. He had an interception in the 2014 spring game and was expected to compete to be a starting cornerback this upcoming season.