Carey Robinson

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Carey Robinson
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Biographical details
Born(1896-04-30)April 30, 1896
Waverly, Alabama
DiedJune 16, 1962(1962-06-16) (aged 66)
Alma materAuburn University
Playing career
1914–1917Auburn
Position(s)Center/Quarterback
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
c. 1925Mercer (assistant)
1928–1932Birmingham–Southern (assistant)
Administrative career (AD unless noted)
1928–1934Birmingham–Southern
Accomplishments and honors
Awards
3x All-Southern (1915, 1916, 1917)

Carey Carlisle Robinson (April 30, 1896 – June 16, 1962) was a college football player and coach and athletic director.

Early years[edit]

Alabama Polytechnic[edit]

Robinson was a prominent center for the Auburn Tigers football teams of Auburn University from 1914 to 1917.

1917[edit]

Robinson was elected captain in 1917. He played some quarterback as well, and was selected for some All-Southern teams.[1]

Coaching career[edit]

Robinson was named athletic director of Birmingham–Southern College, serving as assistant on the football team under head coach Jenks Gillem.[2][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Six Yellow Jackets Are On All-Southern Team". The Washington Times. December 10, 1917.
  2. ^ "Robinson Is Another Berth". The Miami News. February 1, 1928. Retrieved March 18, 2015 – via Google news. open access
  3. ^ "Birmingham-Southern Athletic History". Retrieved March 18, 2015.