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Dave Robinson

Dave Robinson has adopted Akron as his home, settling here in 1979 after a glorious pro football career as a linebacker for the Green Bay Packers and the Washington Redskins. Robinson was defensive captain of the Green Bay team that dominated pro football in the mid 1960s, winning three consecutive world championships, including the first two Super Bowls. Five times, Robinson was named All-Pro during his 10 years with the Packers. He also played in four Pro Bowl games, winning defensive MVP honors in 1968. Robinson was the first-round draft pick of Green Bay in 1963 after an All American career at Penn State. Traded in 1972, Robinson played his last three seasons with the Washington Redskins. He was named to the Packers' Hall of Fame in 1982 and he also was named to the Penn State all-time team.

Inducted 1983 | Football