Reusse: Robinson's enthusiasm, speed shined

  • Article by: PATRICK REUSSE , Star Tribune
  • Updated: May 9, 2012 - 10:58 PM

The former St. Paul Central and NDSU star affected NFL games with his athletic skills and all kinds of people with his winning personality.

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PFivecubedMay. 9, 1210:52 PM

The North Dakota State University community lost an outstanding member of the Thundering Herd. I hope his family will find comfort.

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comment229May. 10, 12 6:10 AM

Nice article Pat.

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dvsdan123May. 10, 12 6:46 AM

It does seem like the good die young.

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stingballMay. 10, 12 7:46 AM

I didn't know Stacy personally, but when I was on the Highland Park basketball team we played his Central team in the St. Paul City Conference. I was second string, and was put into a game for 2 minutes and had to guard Stacy. He was such a great athlete that I might as well have not been guarding him. My presence had no effect on him being able to do whatever he wanted. He seemed like a great guy. My condolences.

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kevinmickdMay. 10, 1211:32 AM

Thanks for the great article Pat.

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konajakeMay. 10, 1212:13 PM

I was lucky enough to watched Stacy Robinson house opposing d-backs at the Field House in Fargo. Go Bison!

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walshjpMay. 10, 12 1:20 PM

I was a sophomore at St. Paul Central when Stacy was a senior captain of the football team. I watched him play for a state tournament basketball team, then win state track championships in the Spring. Stacy was one of the greatest all around athletes I have ever seen. After graduation, Stacy -- who had been our quarterback in a wishbone offense -- was moved to wide receiver for the state all-star game that was played at Parade Stadium. I believe he caught a touchdown pass. Stacy, you were amazing as a high school athlete and a wonderful athlete and man as an adult. God Bless your family. I will enjoy my memories.

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vikesgal0402May. 10, 12 3:38 PM

Stacy Robinson is simply the best. He was a tremedous athlete and even a better man. His loss is a blow to our community and to the world. Tears flow.

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gopherfb100May. 10, 12 6:30 PM

I had the honor to meet Stacy when I was coaching football at St. Paul Central. I found Stacy to be kind, and very humble; you would of never of guessed he was apart of two Super Bowl Championship teams. I was very sad to hear of his passing. My thoughts and prayers go out to the Robinson family and their friends.

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pj10vsMay. 11, 1212:05 PM

His teammate RB #36 from Coon Rapids Dan Harris passed away in 1996

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