Doris Robinson


Age: 96

Summary: widow of longtime Grambling State University football coach Eddie Robinson (d. 2007), whom she married in 1941 when the couple both graduated as English majors from Leland College that same year and later moved to Grambling, where her husband became head football coach at what was then called the Louisiana Negro Normal & Industrial Institute as he coached for 57 seasons, compiling a record of 408-165-15 and developing a reputation for sending players on to the NFL.

Cause of Death: Brief illness

Born: May 2, 1919

Died: September 16, 2015

Ruston, Louisiana