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November 27, 2012

Robinson resigns as Houston County football coach

MOULTRIE — Former Packer Greg Robinson has resigned as the head football coach at Houston County.

Robinson, who compiled a 17-33 record in five years, told The Macon Telegraph that he wanted to spend more time with his family and is not planning to leave the school.

“I love it here in Houston County and I love the school,” he told The Telegraph.  Robinson started at quarterback for the Packers in 1977-1979, playing for Bud Willis and Bob Griffith. He threw for 1,107 yards and 10 touchdowns as a senior, leading the Packers to a 5-5 record after three straight losing seasons.

After serving as an assistant at Effingham County under Griffith, he succeeded former Pineland School coach John Peacock at Dodge County in 2002.

Robinson went 38-27 in six years in Eastman and the Indians went 9-3 each of the last two seasons and were 32-13 in the last four years.

In 2008, he was named to replace George Collins at Houston County.

The Bears’ best season under Robinson came in 2010 when they went 6-4 and defeated Warner Robins for just the second time in school history.

Houston County went 3-7 this season, beating Harris County, Northside-Columbus and Evans.

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