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Harold Robinson, the first black scholarship athlete in the Big Seven, which later became the Big 12 Conference, passed away at the age of 76. Robinson joined the Kansas State Wildcat's squad in 1949 and played under coach Ralph M. Graham just two years after Jackie Robinson broke the color barrier in baseball. College football owes Robinson and other fearless integration pioneers a debt of honor and gratitude. Thank you and rest in peace.