Place Covered: Louisiana
Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority
Date Issued: 1999-08-25
Subjects: Robinson, Johnny, 1938- | Sports | Football players | LSU Tigers (Football team) | Kansas City Chiefs (Football team) | Super Bowl IV
- Weill, Gus Host
- Fowler, Ken Producer
- Robinson, Johnny Interviewee
This episode of the series “Louisiana Legends” from August 25, 1999, features an interview with Johnny Robinson conducted by Gus Weill. Robinson, a native of Delhi, played college football at LSU and professional football with the Kansas City Chiefs from 1960-1972. He discusses: playing for the 1958 national championship team at LSU; what made the team great; the differences between college football and professional football; winning Super Bowl IV with the Kansas City Chiefs; the home he opened for troubled boys in Monroe; the effect of the work on his spirituality; and how people can help support his work.