Bill Hobbs (American football)
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|Date of birth:||September 18, 1946|
|Place of birth:||Mount Pleasant, Texas|
|Date of death:||August 21, 2004(aged 57)|
|Height:||6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)|
|Weight:||218 lb (99 kg)|
|NFL Draft:||1969 / Round: 8 / Pick: 184|
|Career NFL statistics as of 1972|
|Player stats at PFR|
Billie Glenn "Bill" Hobbs (September 18, 1946 – August 21, 2004) was an American football linebacker who played for four seasons in the National Football League for the Philadelphia Eagles and New Orleans Saints and two seasons in the World Football League for the Florida Blazers and San Antonio Wings. He was drafted by the Eagles in the eighth round of the 1969 NFL Draft. He played college football at Texas A&M.
Hobbs played college football at Texas A&M University, where he was named two-time All-Americanlinebacker (1967 and 1968), 1967 Southwest Conference Player of the Year, the 1968 Cotton Bowl Classic MVP, and National Defensive Player of the Year.
Hobbs was drafted in the eighth round of the 1969 NFL Draft by the Philadelphia Eagles, where he played for three season. He then played for the New Orleans Saints for the 1972 season. After his NFL career, Hobbs played for the Florida Blazers and San Antonio Wings of the short-lived World Football League.
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