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Jerry Robinson
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Personal information
Date of birth: December 18, 1956 (1956-12-18) (age 53)
Place of birth: San Francisco, California
Height: 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) Weight: 218 lb (99 kg)
Career information
College: UCLA
NFL Draft: 1979 / Round: 1 / Pick: 21
Debuted in 1979 for the Philadelphia Eagles
Last played in 1991 for the Los Angeles Raiders
Career history
 As player:
Career highlights and awards
  • 1× Second-team All-Pro selection (1983)
  • 2× First-team All-Pro selection (1980, 1981)
  • 1× Pro Bowl selection (1981)
  • 3× All-American (1976, 1977, 1978)
Stats at
College Football Hall of Fame

Jerry Dewayne Robinson (born December 18, 1956 in San Francisco, California) is a former professional American football linebacker who played thirteen seasons in the National Football League. He played in Super Bowl XV with the Philadelphia Eagles and went to the Pro Bowl after the 1981 season.

Robinson starred at UCLA, where he was a three-time All-American. He was recruited as a tight end by Dick Vermeil, his future professional coach, who converted him to linebacker. He was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1996.



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