Former teammates, friends and Southern football fans will gather to remember former Jaguars legend and NFL All-Pro Isiah Butch Robertson during an on-campus memorial service Friday.
The memorial service is scheduled for noon and will take place in the Southern University Event Center.
MABANK, Texas — Former two-time All-Pro linebacker Isiah Robertson, a Southern University legend who starred with the Los Angeles Rams during …
A New Orleans native, Roberston was a standout at Southern, and was chosen by TIME and the Associated Press for their All-American teams in 1970. He went on to play for the Los Angeles Rams and the Buffalo Bills. He is enshrined in the Southern University Sports Hall of Fame, Black College Football Hall of Fame, SWAC Hall of Fame and the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame.
In later years after his retirement, Robertson founded the Isiah House, a substance addiction treatment center.
Robertson died in a car crash outside of Dallas on Dec. 6.
He was 69.