SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) - Three-time national champion head coach Urban Meyer made a stop in Grambling to remember the late grambling head coach Eddie Robinsion. Urban Meyer was the 2004 Eddie Robinson Coach of the Year recipient.
He was the inaugural guest speaker for the “Legacy Keepers: Preserving the Eddie Robinson Playbook” Coach Meyer said coach Rob was one of the coaches he looked up too.
“I’m beyond blessed as far as days I’ve been through in my life. Just standing in the Eddie Robinson Museum on his 100th birthday, and to be asked to come down here is a dream. I grew up in the generation of Coach Rob. was I was pretty fortunate. I always knew I wanted to coach. Stick your hooks into someone. Learn it. Mine was Woody Hays, Coach Rob, Lou Holtz, Earl Bruce. Those were people that generation of young coaches looked up to,” said Urban Meyer.