Greg Robinson, defensive coordinator for the Broncos’ first two Super Bowl champions, dies at age 70 – The Denver Post

Greg Robinson, the Broncos’ defensive coordinator on their back-to-back Super Bowl team in 1997-98, died in California on Wednesday, his son told the Syracuse (NY) Post-Standard.

Dominic Robinson said his father, 70, died of some form of Alzheimer’s disease.

Over the course of a four-decade coaching career, Robinson spent six years (1995-2000) coaching the Broncos under Mike Shanahan.

Robinson’s defense finished in the top 10 with fewer points and the fewest yards allowed three times. In 1997, the Broncos were sixth in points and fifth in yards, followed by eighth and 11th places, respectively, in 1998.

Linebacker John Mobley was a first-team All Pro in ’97 and defensive lineman Trevor Pryce a Pro Bowl pick in ’97 -’98.

Robinson started his coaching career in the Pacific, followed by a stop at Cal. State-Fullerton, North Carolina State and UCLA, where his tenure overlapped when Broncos general manager George Paton, who was a player for the Bruins.

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