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Johnny Robinson (2021)

Louisiana Legends Gala



Genre: Event

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2021-05-06

Duration: 00:07:26

Subjects: Robinson, Johnny, 1938- | Sports | Football players


  • Courtney, Beth Host
  • Denison, John Host
  • Robinson, Tom Interviewee
  • Field, Jimmy Interviewee
  • Stover, Stewart "Smokey" Interviewee
  • Thompson, Bob Speaker


This segment from the 2021 Louisiana Legends Gala features a profile of honoree Johnny Robinson. Robinson, a native of Delhi who grew up in Baton Rouge, played college football at LSU and professional football with the Kansas City Chiefs from 1960-1972. He was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2019. The profile includes interviews with: Tom Robinson, his brother; Jimmy Field, his friend; and Stewart “Smokey” Stover, his former teammate. Since Robinson could not attend the event, his stepson Bob Thompson accepted the award on his behalf in a prerecorded message. Hosts: Beth Courtney and John Denison