Carey Robinson

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


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]


  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 publication – free to read
  3. ^ "Birmingham-Southern Athletic History". Retrieved March 18, 2015.