Bob Howard

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Bob Howard
No. 24, 23
Position: Defensive back
Personal information
Date of birth: (1944-11-24) November 24, 1944 (age 72)
Place of birth: Tallulah, Louisiana
Date of death: April 7, 2008(2008-04-07) (aged 63)
Place of death: San Diego, California
Height: 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight: 174 lb (79 kg)
Career information
College: Cal Poly–San Luis Obispo,
San Diego State
NFL Draft: 1967 / Round: 2 / Pick: 48
AFL draft: 1965 / Round: 10 / Pick: 77
(by the Kansas City Chiefs)[1]
Career history
Career NFL statistics as of 1979
Interceptions: 32
Player stats at PFR

Robert Lee "Bobby" Howard (November 24, 1944 – April 7, 2008) was an American football defensive back. He played in the American Football League (AFL) for the San Diego Chargers, where he was a second-round selection in the 1967 Common Draft. He also played for the Chargers, Philadelphia Eagles, and New England Patriots in the National Football League (NFL).

College career[edit]

Howard first played college football at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, where he later transferred to San Diego State University, where he had been recruited by Don Coryell.

Personal[edit]

Howard married Barbara Howard after graduating from San Bernardino High School. They had three children, two girls and a boy. Bob Howard died of cancer on April 7, 2008.[2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1965 AFL Draft". Retrieved March 23, 2017. 
  2. ^ Magee, Jerry (April 10, 2008). "Ex-Charger, Aztec Howard dies at 63". The San Diego Union-Tribune. Retrieved August 22, 2008.