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The legend who walked among us

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I would be willing to bet that if you went to the middle of Siberia and asked one of its residents who Eddie Robinson is, you’d get, “The coach of Grambling.”

Now that same Siberian resident might not be able to tell you where Grambling is, but he would probably know that Eddie Robinson and Grambling are synonymous.

Growing up 30 miles away from Grambling in western Ouachita Parish, I took Eddie Robinson the man for granted.

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