CHARLES L. ROBBINS
Inducted: September 19, 1992 in Indianapolis, IN
Date of Birth: September 18, 1929 in Kentucky
High School Attended: Flint Central, Flint, MI and East HS, Kansas City, MO Graduated: 1945
High School Honors: National Honor Society; 5th in State track shot put.
College Attended: Missouri Valley College Graduated: 1950
College Honors: Played on football team with a 41 game winning streak; played in Boys Ranch Bowl and Cigar Bowl 1947; played in Refrigerator Bowl and Cigar Bowl 1948; played in Oleander Bowl 1949.
Coaching Experience: Assistant football coach at Manual HS, Kansas City, MO, one year; assistant coach at Broad Ripple HS for 4 years; head coach at Rushville HS 1956-1960; head coach at Vincennes HS 1960-1961 and Southport HS 1961-1981, with a record of 129-104-7.
Coaching Honors: Coach of the Year in South Central Conference; assistant coach of the North-South All-Stars in 1972.
Outstanding Players Coached: Chris Morris, Steve Montgomery, John Butler, and "Butterball" Jones of Rushville; Don Burckfield, Southpor; Dick Fox, Vincennes.
Special Recognition: Retired from education after 41 years of service; inducted into Missouri State Football Hall of Fame 2007.
Family: Wife, Ellen; sons, Curtis, Kevin, and Kris Alan.
(Updated January 2011)