All-time ‘Rob’ team: full of stars
“If I picked so-and-so, then maybe another so-and-so would be disappointed,” he would say. “I’ll let you guys do the picking.”
But so the story goes and as told by several of his former players who were present, “Coach Rob” once did reveal one of the Tigers who might have been included on an All-Time team.
It was the funeral services of Junious “Buck” Buchanan, an All-American defensive lineman for the G-Men before going on to a Pro Football Hall of Fame career in the National Football League.