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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
.Billie MeadMay 14, 2018
Aaron LathropFebruary 28, 2018
AARON McHughMarch 2, 2018
Aaron WhitmoreMarch 20, 2018
Aaron ThompsonMarch 22, 2018
Adam PaoniJuly 6, 2018
Adam SteinesAugust 11, 2018
Adam Orbell OrbellJune 10, 2018
Adam Warshaw WarshawFebruary 19, 2018
Adele SmithJuly 10, 2018
Adrian SchwingJuly 30, 2018
Al DempseyJuly 30, 2018
Al BarringerJuly 30, 2018
Alan PeelFebruary 18, 2018
Alan MooreFebruary 18, 2018
Alan ShapiroFebruary 22, 2018
Alan MillerMarch 16, 2018
Alan SprangerApril 1, 2018
Alan HoskinsMay 25, 2018
Alan PeelJune 4, 2018
Albert ComanMarch 14, 2018
Albert BowersMay 4, 2018
Alex GomezMarch 13, 2018
Alex RooneyMarch 16, 2018
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