From 35th in the country, to a national powerhouse. After spending a dozen years under Dan Gable at Iowa, J Robinson made Minnesota a national powerhouse. But how was he able to do it? Go inside one of the nations most prominent programs.
Minnesota: Keepers Of The Flame (Episode 1)
Feb 10, 2016
J Robinson has done almost all there is to do in the sport of wrestling. He wrestled at Oklahoma State, competed in the 1972 Olympics, coached at Iowa, but he will forever be remembered for what he has been able to do at the University of Minnesota. From 34th at the NCAA Tournament, to a national powerhouse year in and year out. Robinson has brought Minnesota their first three NCAA titles, coached 63 All-Americans, and 14 individual nat'l champs.
In our newest FloFlims series, "Minnesota: Keepers Of The Flame," we see how Robinson grew the Minnesota program, and we take a close look at their historic 2001 season.