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Eddie G. Robinson

  • Birth 13 Feb 1919 Jackson, East Feliciana Parish, Louisiana, USA
  • Death 3 Apr 2007 Ruston, Lincoln Parish, Louisiana, USA
  • Burial Grambling, Lincoln Parish, Louisiana, USA
  • Memorial ID 18762069

Hall of Fame College Football Coach. Born in Jackson, Louisiana, he coached at Grambling State University from 1941 to 1997 and guided them to seventeen Southwestern Athletic Conference championship titles. His career record is 408 wins, 165 losses and 15 ties. During his career, Robinson coached such future NFL players as Doug Williams, Ernie Ladd, Charlie Joiner, Willie Davis, Sammy White and Charlie Smith. He was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame, in 1997.

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  • Originally Created by: C.S.
  • Added: 4 Apr 2007
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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Eddie G. Robinson (13 Feb 1919–3 Apr 2007), Find A Grave Memorial no. 18762069, citing Grambling Memorial Garden, Grambling, Lincoln Parish, Louisiana, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .