winningestcoach (a record Robinson no longer holds), and in 1995 he became the first coach to win 400 games. During his career, more than 200 Grambling players went on to play in the National Football League. At his retirement (1997), Robinson had a record of 408 wins, 165 losses, and 15 ties.
See his autobiography (1999) O. K. Davis, Grambling's Gridiron Glory (1985) A. Wash and P. Webb, ed., Reflections of a Legend: Coach Eddie G. Robinson (1997).
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