Bob Grim (American football)

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Bob Grim
No. 27, 26
Position:Wide receiver
Kick returner
Punt returner
Personal information
Born: (1945-05-08) May 8, 1945 (age 75)
Oakland, California
Height:6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight:200 lb (91 kg)
Career information
High school:Red Bluff (CA)
College:Oregon State
NFL Draft:1967 / Round: 2 / Pick: 28
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
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Robert Lee Grim (born May 8, 1945) is a former American football player in the National Football League who played from 1967–1977.

High school and college career[edit]

He played high school football at Red Bluff High School and college football at Oregon State University. In 1964, as a sophomore, he started at left end for the Beavers, helping to lead the team to the 1965 Rose Bowl. The 1965 Rose Bowl remains Oregon State's last Rose Bowl appearance.

NFL career[edit]

After the 1966-67 NFL football season, the Minnesota Vikings traded Fran Tarkenton for four draft picks in the 1967 NFL Draft. The Vikings used one of the four, a second round draft pick, to acquire Grim. He played with them for five seasons, helping them to the 1969 NFL championship and a Super Bowl IV appearance, before being traded with two other players and two draft picks as a part of the trade to the New York Giants for Fran Tarkenton. He played with the Giants for three seasons and the Chicago Bears for a season. Grim ended his career, playing with Fran Tarkenton and the Vikings for his final two seasons, helping the team to the 1976 NFC championship and a Super Bowl XI appearance. Grim ended his career having played in 133 total games.