Bo Rather

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Bo Rather
No. 82
Wide receiver
Personal information
Date of birth: (1950-10-07) October 7, 1950 (age 63)
Place of birth: Sandusky, Ohio
Career information
High school: Sandusky (OH)
College: Michigan
NFL Draft: 1973 / Round: 4 / Pick: 104
Debuted in 1973
Last played in 1978
Career history
Career NFL statistics
Receptions 92
Receiving yards 1467
Touchdowns 7
Stats at NFL.com

David Elmer "Bo" Rather (born October 7, 1950) is a former American football wide receiver. He played professional football for the Miami Dolphins (1973 and 1978) and Chicago Bears (1974–1978).[1][2] He appeared in 64 NFL games and had 92 receptions for 1,467 yards and seven touchdowns.[3] Rather also played college football for the University of Michigan from 1970 to 1972. He gained a total of 796 all-purpose yards for Michigan, including 378 receiving yards and 302 yards on kickoff returns.[4] In September 1971, Rather led Michigan to a 21-6 victory over Northwestern with 114 all-purpose yards and a rushing touchdown.[4][5] The following year, he caught a 21-yard touchdown pass from Dennis Franklin to give Michigan a 7-0 victory over Northwestern.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Miami Dolphins All-Time Roster". miamidolphins.com. Retrieved 2009-03-06. 
  2. ^ "All-Time Bears Jersey Numbers". chicagobears.com. Retrieved 2009-03-06. 
  3. ^ "Bo Rather". pro-football-reference.com. Retrieved 2009-03-06. 
  4. ^ a b "Michigan Football Statistic Archive Query Page". University of Michigan. Retrieved July 8, 2011. 
  5. ^ Cooper Rollow (September 12, 1971). "Michigan Beats Northwestern 21-6". Chicago Tribune. 
  6. ^ "Michigan Triumphs 7-0". The New York Times. September 17, 1972.