Hall of Fame - Inductee Detail

Dave Robinson

Dave Robinson

Details

  • Position: End
  • School: Penn State
  • High School: Moorestown, NJ (Moorestown)
  • Years: 1960-1962
  • Inducted: 1997
  • Place of Birth: Mount Holly, NJ
  • Date of Birth: May 03, 1941
  • Jersey Number: 89
  • Height: 6-3
  • Weight: 245

Member Biography

Dave Robinson played both offense and defense and lettered three years as an end at Penn State. The school had a 24-8 record in those three years, won two Lambert Trophies as best team in the East, and was in the Liberty Bowl once and the Gator Bowl twice. Robinsion was All-America in 1962. Robinson has been elected to the Gator Bowl Hall of Fame. In 1962 the Newark Athletic Club named Robinson the College Player of the Year. The Philadelphia Sports Writers Association named him the College Lineman of the Year. He ended the season playing in the Hula Bowl. The Green Bay Packers drafted him in the first round, and he played 10 years with them and two with the Washington Redskins. The Packers made him a linebacker and he made all-pro at that position.