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Johnny Robinson (1999)

Louisiana Legends



Genre: Interview

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1999-08-25

Duration: 00:25:09

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.