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Eddie Robinson, Jr. dies

3 years 2 months 1 week ago November 07, 2013 Nov 7, 2013 Thursday, November 07 2013 November 07, 2013 11:24 AM in Sports
Source: Associated Press

DALLAS - The son of former Grambling State football coach Eddie Robinson has died at the age of 70.

Family members say Eddie Robinson Jr. died Wednesday night at a Dallas hospital after complications from a heart transplant.

Robinson, Jr. played for his father at Grambling, and later worked for him as an assistant coach. He was often referred to as "Coach Jr."

The elder Robinson died in 2007 at age 88. He coached 57 seasons at Grambling and won 408 games.
He retired in 1997 and was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame the same year.

IMAGE: SportsWriters.net

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