Johnny Robinson (safety)

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Johnny Nolan Robinson (born September 9, 1938) is a former American football safety.wikipedia
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Pro Football Hall of Fame

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He is a 2019 inductee to the Pro Football Hall of Fame becoming the ninth member of the Chiefs Super Bowl IV championship team, including coach Hank Stram, to be inducted into the Hall of Fame.
The Hall of Fame class of 2019 (Tony Gonzalez, Ed Reed, Champ Bailey, Ty Law, Kevin Mawae, Pat Bowlen, Gil Brandt, and Johnny Robinson) were selected into the Pro Football Hall of Fame by a 48-member selection committee and announced on February 2, 2019.

1958 LSU Tigers football team

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Robinson committed to play football at LSU after school where he was a member of the national championship-winning 1958 LSU Tigers football team.
The Tigers were led by a backfield of Louisiana locals Billy Cannon, Warren Rabb, and Johnny Robinson, all of whom received first-team All-SEC honors after the season.

1960 NFL Draft

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He was also selected 3rd overall by the Detroit Lions in the 1960 NFL Draft.

Hank Stram

He is a 2019 inductee to the Pro Football Hall of Fame becoming the ninth member of the Chiefs Super Bowl IV championship team, including coach Hank Stram, to be inducted into the Hall of Fame.
He helped develop Hall of Famers Len Dawson, Bobby Bell, Buck Buchanan, Curley Culp, Willie Lanier, Jan Stenerud, and Emmitt Thomas, and many others like Johnny Robinson, Ed Budde and Otis Taylor.

Super Bowl I

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He played in Super Bowl I in 1967.
The strongest part of their defense, though, was their secondary, led by All-AFL safeties Johnny Robinson and Bobby Hunt, who each recorded 10 interceptions, and defensive back Fred Williamson, who recorded four.

1960 American Football League draft

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Robinson was drafted by the Dallas Texans (renamed the Kansas City Chiefs in 1963) in the 1st round of the 1960 AFL Draft.

Kansas City Chiefs

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Robinson was drafted by the Dallas Texans (renamed the Kansas City Chiefs in 1963) in the 1st round of the 1960 AFL Draft. Robinson played his entire career for the Dallas Texans / Kansas City Chiefs of the American Football League (AFL) and later the National Football League (NFL).

Super Bowl IV

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He is a 2019 inductee to the Pro Football Hall of Fame becoming the ninth member of the Chiefs Super Bowl IV championship team, including coach Hank Stram, to be inducted into the Hall of Fame.
The Kansas City secondary was led by defensive backs Emmitt Thomas (9 interceptions for 146 return yards and a touchdown), Jim Kearney (5 interceptions for 154 return yards and a touchdown) and Johnny Robinson (8 interceptions for 158 return yards).

LSU Tigers football

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He played college football at Louisiana State University (LSU).

American Football League

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Robinson played his entire career for the Dallas Texans / Kansas City Chiefs of the American Football League (AFL) and later the National Football League (NFL).

1964 Kansas City Chiefs season

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The 1964 Kansas City Chiefs season was the 5th season for the Kansas City Chiefs as a professional AFL franchise; The Chiefs began the year with a 2–1 mark before dropping three consecutive games as several of the team's best players, including E.J. Holub, Fred Arbanas and Johnny Robinson, missed numerous games with injuries.

1969 Kansas City Chiefs season

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The Chiefs were coached by Hank Stram, led by quarterback Len Dawson and a powerful defense led by Bobby Bell, Willie Lanier, Buck Buchanan, Emmitt Thomas, Johnny Robinson and Curley Culp.

Dub Robinson

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Robinson and his older brother, Tommy, won the national boys junior tennis championship when they were at University High School at LSU where their father, Dub Robinson, was the longtime (40 years) LSU tennis coach.
Dub's youngest son, Johnny Robinson, is a former American football all-star safety who graduated from Louisiana State University and later played for the American Football League's Dallas Texans-Kansas City Chiefs.

1966 Kansas City Chiefs season

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Bobby Crockett was open in the end zone, but Kemp's pass was intercepted by Johnny Robinson, who returned it 72 yards.

1962 American Football League Championship Game

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The defense showcased Johnny Robinson and E. J. Holub.

1966 American Football League Championship Game

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Their defense featured six All-Stars: Johnny Robinson, E.J. Holub, Sherrill Headrick, Bobby Bell, Buck Buchanan, and Jerry Mays.

1971 Kansas City Chiefs season

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The season ended in heartbreak, as the Miami Dolphins won the longest game in National Football League history on Christmas Day, defeating the Chiefs 27–24 in double-overtime on a 37-yard field goal by Garo Yepremian in the last football game in Municipal Stadium, as well as the last game for safety Johnny Robinson, who was an original member of the Dallas Texans in 1960.

List of National Football League annual interceptions leaders

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American Football League playoffs

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But in what turned out to be one of the most crucial plays of the game, Kemp's next pass was intercepted in the end zone by safety Johnny Robinson, who returned it 72 yards to the Bills 28.