Greg Robinson Death, Former Syracuse Head Coach Greg Robinson Dies At 70January 6, 2022
Greg Robinson Death, Cause Of Death – Former Syracuse Head Coach Greg Robinson has passed away peacefully at age 70 on January 5, 2022, Carpinteria, California, United States. Born October 9, 1951, Los Angeles, California, United States, Gregory McIntosh Robinson was an American football coach and player. Robinson served as the head football coach at Syracuse University from 2005 to 2008.
Also Known as G-Rob won back-to-back Super Bowls in Denver as the Broncos defensive coordinator. After stops in Kansas City and Houston, Robinson was hired as SU’s head coach before the 2005 season. The G-Rob era, despite only going 5-37 (five wins were taken away due to sanctions) in four seasons, developed NFL ready talent like Delone Carter, Ryan Nassib, Mike Williams, Justin Pugh, Curtis Brinkley, plus Arthur and Chandler Jones.
The biggest win for Syracuse under Robinson came in his second-to-last game as head coach. Art Jones sacked Jimmy Clausen to close out a 24-23 win over Notre Dame in South Bend. Chris Carlson, of Syracuse.com, who confirmed the news with Robinson’s son, reported Greg “died from a form of Alzheimer’s Disease.”
After his time in the Salt City, Robinson mostly stayed in the college game coaching at Michigan, Texas and San Jose State to finish his career.
Longtime NFL coach Greg Robinson, who was Denver’s defensive coordinator when the Broncos won back-to-back to Super Bowls before he became a head coach at Syracuse, died this morning from natural causes, according to his friend @PatKirwan_NFL . Robinson was 70.
Longtime NFL coach Greg Robinson, who was Denver’s defensive coordinator when the Broncos won back-to-back to Super Bowls before he became a head coach at Syracuse, died this morning from natural causes, according to his friend @PatKirwan_NFL. Robinson was 70.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) January 5, 2022
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