Johnny Nolan Robinson (born September 9, 1938) is a former American football player. He was primarily a safety, but also played on offense as a halfback and flanker early in his career. He played college football at Louisiana State University (LSU) for the Tigers .
A big weekend for former Louisiana high school athletes who were inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Saturday. Congratulations to Kevin Mawae (Leesville High), Ed Reed (Destrehan High), and Johnny Robinson (University High) for their induction into the Hall! #LAlegends pic.twitter.com/8yFTf7fT7G — LHSAA (@LHSAA) August 5, 2019
Johnny Robinson was drafted by the Dallas Texans (who became the Kansas City Chiefs) in the 1960 AFL Draft. The All-Conference running back at LSU was also drafted in the NFL with the third overall pick by the Detroit Lions but chose to sign with upstart league. He excelled as a halfback (1960-61) and safety (1962-1971) during his 12-year career.
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Former NFL safety, Johnny Robinson delivers his speech as he is inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Shop the NFL store
Johnny Robinson is tied for 13th on the NFL's all-time interception list with 57. Focus on Sport/Getty Images An offensive background. Robinson was a running back in college at LSU and played as ...