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purple18
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Lafayette
Member since Aug 2009
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Coach Robichaux has passed away
1420 am Lafayette reporting
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EyeOfTheTiger311
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re: Coach Robichaux has passed away
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ESPN 1420 ? @espn1420 Follow Follow @espn1420 More It is with great sadness to report coach Tony Robichaux has passed away.


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The_Ultimate_Warrior
Columbia Fan
Member since Mar 2019
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re: Coach Robichaux has passed away
This absolutely breaks my heart.

RIP Coach Robe.


bhtigerfan
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Baton Rouge
Member since Sep 2008
22562 posts

re: Coach Robichaux has passed away
Yes, unfortunately I can confirm this. I just spoke by text with his brother.

Rest In Peace Coach.


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jlnoles79
Florida State Fan
Member since Jan 2014
5126 posts

re: Coach Robichaux has passed away
Dang I hate to hear that


Homey the Clown
LSU Fan
Member since Feb 2009
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re: Coach Robichaux has passed away
What illness did he have?


EyeOfTheTiger311
New Orleans Saints Fan
Lafayette, LA
Member since Aug 2005
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re: Coach Robichaux has passed away
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ESPN 1420 ? @espn1420 Follow Follow @espn1420 More It is with great sadness to report coach Tony Robichaux has passed away.


LINK


TheRoarRestoredInBR
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re: Coach Robichaux has passed away
Very sad news. Great HC, built a well respected program.


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Pianoman
LSU Fan
New Iberia
Member since Dec 2003
2579 posts

re: Coach Robichaux has passed away
Wow....was supposed to have a "complete recovery" after the first surgery a couple of days ago. Must have had complications with the surgery or a second heart attack since he had to have a second surgery.


TygerB8
LSU Fan
Youngsville
Member since Jul 2005
1162 posts

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So sad to hear this


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rt3
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now in the piney woods of Pineville
Member since Apr 2011
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re: Coach Robichaux has passed away
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What illness did he have?

from the KPEL link above...

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Robichaux suffered a heart attack on June 23rd and underwent two subsequent surgeries.


KingofthePoint
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That sucks....damn


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GeorgeTheGreek
Michigan State Fan
Sparta, Greece
Member since Mar 2008
58463 posts

re: Coach Robichaux has passed away
Damn, RIP

Did he get a surgical site infection or something?
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hendersonshands
LA-Lafayette Fan
Univ. of Louisiana Ragin Cajuns
Member since Oct 2007
153229 posts

re: Coach Robichaux has passed away
I can't remember a time where he wasn't our coach. He's been the head man for 25 years. He stuck around when he could have left because he cared about being close to his family and he loved his community. A lot of coaches preach "family and community" but Coach Robe lived it. He was always someone you could be proud of because you know he was doing everything the right way. All of his players love him, all of the fans love him, and everybody in Acadiana should love him. He enriched our community and helped so many young boys become men. I'm so thankful for everything he did and extremely heartbroken for his family. The world lost one of the truly great ones. Rest in peace, Coach.


Kracka
North Carolina Fan
Grand Isle, Louisiana
Member since Aug 2004
37723 posts

re: Coach Robichaux has passed away
Man that just flat out sucks. That is a HUGE HUGE loss for the state of Louisiana, Baseball in this state, and especially in this area, and UL. That program and it's fanbase are going to have a hard time recovering from this.

Prayers to his family, and to that program. Yall lost a great man, and representative for the game and university.


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Tigerfan1274
Member since May 2019
447 posts

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RIP, Coach Robe. Gone but will never be forgotten.


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Kracka
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Grand Isle, Louisiana
Member since Aug 2004
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What illness did he have?


Died from complications from a massive heart attack


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c on z
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Was truly hoping he was gonna make it


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Pedro
Wisc-Milwaukee Fan
the one and only
Member since Jul 2008
24705 posts

re: Coach Robichaux has passed away
Damn hate that for the ULL community seemed like a great man by all accounts. Funbelt lost a good one.


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Kracka
North Carolina Fan
Grand Isle, Louisiana
Member since Aug 2004
37723 posts

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Wow....was supposed to have a "complete recovery" after the first surgery a couple of days ago. Must have had complications with the surgery or a second heart attack since he had to have a second surgery.


I was told from a huge, major booster, that he was moved to Oschner's for a heart transplant due to the damage suffered to his heart. Whether that was from the heart attack or complications from a surgery I do not know. But I do know that the severity of the event was kept on the low, and the news that it was a minor event was false. I don't know why that was done, but it was false.


PapaPogey
LSU Fan
Baton Rouge
Member since Apr 2008
37956 posts

re: Coach Robichaux has passed away
I’ve talked with Coach a few times years ago and he always stood out because of his attitude towards everyone, especially young kids. Sad sad news to hear. God bless you, sir.


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