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Eddie Robinson

AKA Edward Gay Robinson

Born: 13-Feb-1919
Birthplace: Jackson, LA
Died: 3-Apr-2007
Location of death: Ruston, LA [1]
Cause of death: Alzheimer's
Remains: Buried, Memorial Cemetery, Grambling, LA

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: Black
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Football

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Grambling Head Coach, 1941-97

Overall record, 408 wins, 165 losses, 15 ties.


[1] Lincoln General Hospital, Ruston, LA.

Wife: Doris (m. 1941, until his death, one son, one daughter)
Son: Eddie Robinson, Jr.
Daughter: Lillian Rose Robinson

    High School: McKinley Senior High School, Baton Rouge, LA (1937)
    University: BA, Leland College, Baker, LA
    University:
MA, University of Iowa (1954)
    Coach: Head Coach, Grambling State University (1941-97)

    Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity
    American Football Coaches Association President (1976)
    College Football Hall of Fame 1997


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