Bob McKay

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Bob McKay
Date of birth: (1947-12-27) December 27, 1947 (age 66)
Place of birth: Seminole, Texas
Career information
Position(s): Tackle
College: Texas
NFL Draft: 1970 / Round: 1 / Pick 21
Organizations
As player:
1970-1975
1976-1978
Cleveland Browns
New England Patriots
Career stats
Playing stats at DatabaseFootball.com

Robert Charles McKay (born December 27, 1947) was a National Football League offensive lineman from 1970 through 1978, playing with the Cleveland Browns and New England Patriots.

As a college player at the University of Texas, McKay earned consensus All-American honors during the 1969 season, helping Texas win the national championship [1]

McKay is perhaps best remembered with the Browns for an incident during a 1975 home game against the rival Pittsburgh Steelers in which "Mean Joe" Greene repeatedly kicked McKay in the groin.[2] Greene was soon wrestled to the ground and punched by center Tom DeLeone and tight end Gary Parris, allowing McKay to throw several haymakers on his assailant before referees restored order.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Canning, Whit. Where Have You Gone: James Street, Charles Gilbert, Roosevelt Leaks, and other Texas Greats. Champaign, Illinois: Sports Publishing LLC, 2005
  2. ^ http://www.morningjournal.com/articles/2008/09/14/sports/doc48cc8d241031f428316969.txt