Bob Howard

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Bob Howard
No. 24, 23
Defensive back
Personal information
Date of birth: (1944-11-24) November 24, 1944 (age 69)
Place of birth: Tallulah, Louisiana, U.S.
Date of death: April 7, 2008(2008-04-07) (aged 63)
Place of death: San Diego, California, U.S.
Height: 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) Weight: 174 lb (79 kg)
Career information
College: Cal Poly–San Luis Obispo,
San Diego State
NFL Draft: 1967 / Round: 2 / Pick: 48
Debuted in 1967 for the San Diego Chargers
Last played in 1979 for the Philadelphia Eagles
Career history
Career NFL statistics as of 1979
Interceptions 32
Stats at pro-football-reference.com
Stats at DatabaseFootball.com

Robert Lee "Bobby" Howard (born November 24, 1944 in Tallulah, Louisiana, died April 7, 2008 in San Diego, California) was a collegiate and professional football defensive back. He played in the American Football League for the San Diego Chargers, where he was a second-round selection in the 1967 Common Draft. He also played for the NFL's Chargers, Philadelphia Eagles, and New England Patriots.

College career[edit]

Howard first played college football at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, where he later transferred to San Diego State, where he had been recruited by Don Coryell.

Personal[edit]

Howard married Barbara Howard after graduating from San Bernardino High School. They had three children, two girls and a boy. Bob Howard died of cancer on April 7, 2008.

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