Bob Pickens

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Bob Pickens
No. 70
Position: Offensive tackle
Personal information
Date of birth: (1943-02-02) February 2, 1943 (age 72)
Place of birth: Chicago, Illinois
Height: 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Weight: 258 lb (117 kg)
Career information
College: Wisconsin, Nebraska
NFL draft: 1966 / Round: 3 / Pick: 44
Career history
Career NFL statistics as of 1969
Games played: 20
Stats at

Bob Pickens (born February 2, 1943) is a former player in the National Football League. He was drafted in the third round of the 1966 NFL Draft by the Chicago Bears and later played three seasons with the team.[1]

Pickens was also an Olympic wrestler, competing in Tokyo, Japan in the heavyweight division at the 1964 Summer Olympics. He was an NCAA national runner-up during his career at the University of Nebraska, transferring there after originally attending Wisconsin.

After his pro football career, Bob Pickens became a referee, officiating in the Big Ten Conference and a number of major postseason games including the Rose Bowl. He served on the Chicago Park District Board for several years.


  1. ^ "Bob Pickens". Retrieved 2011-01-21.