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Wednesday would have been the 100th birthday of Coach Eddie G. Robinson. A day long slate of activities bought together family, dignitaries, the campus and community to celebrate and commemorate the event.

Great-grandchildren of the late Eddie G. Robinson pose by burial plot during the laying of the wreath ceremony, which kicked off an entire day commemorating the 100th birthday of the legendary coach.  Glenn Lewis/GSU Media Bureau

A Lincoln Preparatory student plays Coach Rob in “ONE JOB, ONE SCHOOL, ONE WIFE” skit. Philip Fowler/The Gramblinite

Lincoln Prep students sing along during the Grambling State alma mater. Philip Fowler/The Gramblinite

Marcus Davis plays a solo at the convocation. Philip Fowler/The Gramblinite

 The choir contributed two songs to the festivities. Philip Fowler/The Gramblinite

President Gallot delivers the greeting for Coach Rob’s celebration. Glenn Lewis/GSU Media Bureau