(GSU Press Release) The Grambling State University Department of Athletics, in conjunction with the Eddie G. Robinson Museum, announced a very special event in the continuing posthumous celebration of Eddie Robinson’s 100th birthday.
The event is part of a new program called, “Legacy Keepers: Preserving the Eddie Robinson Playbook,” and former head football coach of the Ohio State University, Urban Meyer, will be the keynote speaker at the inaugural event. The event will take place on Thursday, March 21 at the Fredrick C. Hobdy Assembly Center on the campus of Grambling State University.
Doors will open at 6 p.m. and the program will begin at 7 p.m. Admission for the event is free and open to the public.
“We are very excited to have Urban Meyer on our campus and have him as a guest speaker,” Grambling State head coach Broderick Fobbs said. “Coach Meyer is a well-respected coach across the nation and has won numerous championships. It is an honor to bring him on the campus, not just to see Grambling State, but to see the history and legacy of what Eddie G. Robinson has built.”
Prior to the event, there will be a VIP Reception beginning at 5:00 PM at the Eddie G. Robinson Museum. A very limited number of tickets are available for this event (https://tinyurl.com/eddierobinson100).