September 23, 2011

1st & Goal in the Bronx Premier Showing Fundraiser A Big Hit at GSU

1st & Goal in the Bronx Premier Showing Fundraiser
A Big Hit at GSU – Eddie G. Robinson Museum

Grambling, La – The Friends of the Eddie G. Robinson Museum hosted a fundraiser at the Museum on Thursday, September 22, at 6:30 in the evening. One hundred Guests viewed an exclusive screening of the CBS Sports Network’s Documentary “1st & Goal in the Bronx: Grambling vs. Morgan State 1968.” This Classic was the first college football game played in New York City by predominately black colleges. Producers of the Documentary attended as well as documentary participants such as Mrs. Doris Robinson, wife of the Legendary Coach Eddie Robinson, sports writer Buddy “OK” Davis, retired coach Doug Porter and former players Delles Howell and Super Bowl MVP Doug Williams. Mr. Howell actually played in the 1968 game. Guests enjoyed a movie atmosphere, complete with gourmet movie concessions and a red carpet entrance into the viewing room. Gift bags were provided by the CBS Sports Network. The documentary will air on Wednesday, September 28, 2011 at 7 p.m. on DirecTV Channel 613 and Dish Network Channel 152. Call your local cable provider for availability.

Note: Photos attached:

CBS Sports Producers; Jon Moss, EGRM PR Director; Dr. Frank Pogue, GSU President; Coach Wilbert Ellis, President, Friends of Eddie G. Robinson Museum Organization
CBS Sports Producers; Jon Moss, EGRM PR Director; Dr. Frank Pogue, GSU President; Coach Wilbert Ellis, President, Friends of Eddie G. Robinson Museum Organization

Viewing audience
Viewing audience

Family members and friends look-on
Family members and friends look-on

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