Remembering Grambling legend Eddie Robinson, who passed away 13 years ago

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We’re honoring Grambling legend, Eddie Robinson.

The longtime head football coach for the Tigers passed away 13 years ago, on April 3, 2007.

He led GSU football for 56 years. And, during that stretch, he won 408 games, only losing 165, with 15 ties.

The native of Jackson, Louisiana won nine Black National Championship, as well 17 Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) titles.

He’s responsible for sending 100-plus players to the NFL, including four members of the league’s Hall of Fame.

Robinson retired in 1997.

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