Thursday 19 July 2012

Former Packers LB Dave Robinson at the Fair

Posted at 9:03 AM

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Former Green Bay Packers linebacker, Dave Robinson will be in Merrill today for the Linconln County Fair. It stats at 2 p.m. at the Bone & Joint Centerstage.

In an interview with WJMT, Robinson talked about the first Super Bowl and about the New Orleans Saints' bounty program.

Robinson co-auhtored "The Lombardi Legacy" and "The Lombardi Impact" with Royce Boyles. Robinson said that the legendary coach was the first to draft a black player in the first round and that he (Robinson) was the first African-American linebacker in the NFL, though the AFL did.

 

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