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When asked the most egregious omission from the Pro Football Hall of Fame, many football fans and historians will respond with Johnny Robinson.  A legendary safety for the Dallas Texans and Kansas City Chiefs from 1960-1971, Robinson is an AFL legend.  His career highlights include:

johnny robinsonFirst-round draft choice of the Dallas Texans in 1960

One of just 20 men to play all 10 years of AFL

Six-time AFL All-Star (1963, 1964, 1965, 1966, 1967, 1968)

Six-time First-Team All-AFL/All-Pro selection (1965, 1966, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970)

Defensive leader on the AFL Champions Texans & Chiefs of 1962, 1966 & 1969

Super Bowl IV Champion

Member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame All-Time AFL First Team

Member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame Team of the Decade – 1960s

Member of the Kansas City Chiefs All-Time Team, the Kansas City Chiefs Hall of Fame, the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame, the Missouri Sports Hall of Fame, and the LSU Hall of Fame.

If awards and statistics are not enough to convince you of Johnny Robinson’s hall of fame worthiness, consider the following comments.

Simply put, Johnny Robinson is one of the greatest safeties that I ever faced. In fact, I can’t think of any that I’ve seen in the 50 years since that have been better. When we ran cross patterns against Kansas City, I knew that I was going to get hit hard. I had to prepare myself specifically for him, both mentally and physically. Johnny Robinson absolutely deserves to be in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. – Lance Alworth, Pro Football Hall of Fame Class of 1978 & Member of the AFL All-Time Team

I would play with Johnny Robinson any day, and put him up against anybody. I put him at the top as a safety. Playing with Johnny was like having a coach on the field. It was great to play with a guy who was such a student of the game. Johnny Robinson should have been put in the hall of fame a long time ago. – Bobby Bell, Pro Football Hall of Fame Class of 1983 & Member of the AFL All-Time Team

Johnny Robinson is one of the best to ever play the game, and is long overdue for induction into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. He was a great and honorable player, and I never had to worry about taking a cheap shot from him. It was my honor to play against Johnny Robinson, and I would surely cast my vote for him. – Don Maynard, Pro Football Hall of Fame Class of 1987 & Member of the AFL All-Time Team

Please sign the petition below, and share with friends, family and football fans.  Help to ensure that Johnny Robinson gets the recognition that he so well deserves!  The results of this petition will be presented to members of the Pro Football Hall of Fame Senior Committee prior to their 2018 voting session.



 Name Entry Date
Michael MatteiFebruary 25, 2019
MARK LEUCHTEFebruary 4, 2019
gary borressFebruary 4, 2019
Joanne BurkhardtFebruary 3, 2019
Darren Magness Darren MagnessFebruary 2, 2019
Jim HastingsJanuary 13, 2019
Raul QuirindongoNovember 20, 2018
Zabrina JobeOctober 22, 2018
Mark MeredithSeptember 19, 2018
Dan NiemiecSeptember 17, 2018
Frank BocciaSeptember 4, 2018
robert holdenSeptember 2, 2018
Kevin CummingsAugust 30, 2018
Fred FreyAugust 29, 2018
Jon CanfieldAugust 28, 2018
Jeff BrownAugust 28, 2018
Kenneth ColeAugust 28, 2018
victor stanleyAugust 28, 2018
Thomas JordanAugust 28, 2018
Lou SimcoeAugust 28, 2018
Louis WieseAugust 27, 2018
Louis DanielAugust 23, 2018
Billy ChrysanthopoulosAugust 22, 2018
KEVIN BAUERAugust 21, 2018
Jamie MayoAugust 20, 2018
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