Eddie Robinson

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Birthday
13, 1919
Birthplace
Jackson, LA
Death Date
Apr 3, 2007 (88)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
13, 1919
Birthplace
Jackson, LA
Death Date
Apr 3, 2007 (88)

About

Coached the football team at Grambling State University for an impressive 57 years.

Before Fame

He earned a Master's degree from the University of Iowa.

Trivia

He was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1997, in large part because of his 408 career-coaching wins.

Family Life

He was married to his wife Doris in 1941; they stayed married until his death in 1977 at age 88.

Associated With

His record for the most wins in college football history was broken by Joe Paterno when Paterno won his 409th game in 2011.