Homer Hobbs

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Homer Hobbs
No. 37
Personal information
Date of birth: (1923-02-13)February 13, 1923
Place of birth: Lexington, South Carolina
Date of death: January 5, 1997(1997-01-05) (aged 73)
Career information
College: Georgia
NFL Draft: 1949 / Round: 11 / Pick: 108
(By the Washington Redskins)
Debuted in 1949
Last played in 1950
Career history
Career NFL statistics
Games played 22
Stats at NFL.com

Homer Brown Hobbs (February 13, 1923 – January 5, 1997) was an American football guard for the San Francisco 49ers of the All-America Football Conference and National Football League. He played college football as a lineman at the University of Georgia, lettering in 1946, 1947 and 1948, and was drafted in the eleventh round of the 1949 NFL Draft by the Washington Redskins, 108th pick overall. In 1951 he joined Ralph Jordan's staff as an assistant line coach at Auburn University. On January 28, 1952 Hobbs resigned from Auburn to accept an assistant's position at the United States Naval Academy to rejoin Eddie Erdelatz who was his 49er line coach. From 1955 to 1957 Hobbs was head football coach at Furman University. He was succeeded at Furman by Bob King for the 1958 season.

Head coaching record[edit]

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs Coaches# AP°
Furman Paladins (Southern Conference) (1955–1957)
1955 Furman 1-9
1956 Furman 2-8
1957 Furman 3-7
Furman: 6-24
Total: 6-24
Indicates Bowl Coalition, Bowl Alliance, Bowl Championship Series (BCS) bowl, or College Football Playoff (CFP) game.
#Rankings from final Coaches Poll.