Grambling, Louisiana is home to prominent HSBCU Grambling State University. Legendary head coach Eddie Robinson coached at Grambling State for 57 years and at one point held the record for the most wins in the NCAA football with 408. That record was surpassed by Joe Paterno just two weeks before being fired by Penn State during the firestorm of the Jerry Sandusky scandal.
Now that the smoke has cleared and more and more details emerge about Paterno’s role in a possible cover-up, the city of Grambling has petitioned the NCAA to vacate some of Joe Paterno’s wins and return the wins record to Eddie Robinson.
The Grambling city attorney, in concert with Mayor Edward Jones, has sent a letter to the NCAA asking the college athletics governing body to vacate some of Penn State coach Joe Paterno’s wins in order to restore the Division I football victories record to Grambling State’s Eddie Robinson.
Pamela Breedlove of Bossier City sent a three page letter to the NCAA on Wednesday, explaini...