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Wayne Robinson
Date of birth: (1930-01-14) January 14, 1930 (age 89)
Place of birth: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Career information
CFL status: Import
Position(s): LB
College: Minnesota
NFL Draft: 1952 / Round: 8 / Pick: 89
Organizations
 As coach:
1957-1958
1959-1961
1964-1965
1966-1967
1968-1970
1975-1976
Winnipeg Blue Bombers (Asst.)
BC Lions
University of Iowa (Asst.)
Houston Oilers (Asst.)
Green Bay Packers (Asst.)
Atlanta Falcons (Asst.)
 As player:
1952-1956 Philadelphia Eagles
Career highlights and awards
Awards: 2 time Pro Bowler
Playing stats at NFL.com

Wayne L. Robinson (born January 14, 1930) is a former professional American football linebacker in the National Football League for the Philadelphia Eagles from 1952 through 1956. He played college football at the University of Minnesota and was drafted by the Eagles in the eighth round of the 1952 NFL Draft. He was selected to the Pro Bowl in 1954 and 1955.

After his playing career, he coached in the Canadian Football League for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers and the British Columbia Lions. He also coached at the University of Iowa, for the Houston Oilers, Green Bay Packers and the Atlanta Falcons before finally retiring in 1976.

He was named to the Philadelphia Eagles Top 75 players in franchise history in 2007 celebrating the team's 75th anniversary. He ranked at number 44.[1]

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