Bob Konovsky

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Bob Konovsky
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Konovsky as an amateur wrestler at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, c. 1955.
No. 67, 58 & 73
Position: Guard (American football)
Personal information
Born: (1934-08-19)August 19, 1934
Cicero, Illinois
Died: March 6, 1982(1982-03-06) (aged 47)
Chicago, Illinois
Height: 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight: 246 lb (112 kg)
Career information


next team=Chicago Bears
next team year=1960
NFL Draft: 1956 / Round: 7 / Pick: 77
Career history
Career NFL statistics as of 1961
Games played: 49
Player stats at

Bob Konovsky (August 19, 1934 – March 6, 1982) was a former guard in the National Football League. He was drafted in the seventh round of the 1956 NFL Draft by the Chicago Cardinals and played three seasons with the team.[1] He also played for The Chicago Bears under coach and founder George Halas in 1960. Following his time in the NFL, Konovsky played with the Denver Broncos during the 1961 American Football League season. Also a wrestler, Konovsky was a 3 time Big Ten HWT Champion at The University of Wisconsin (Madison)and finished second the NCAA three times and is an inductee in the National Wrestling Hall of Fame and Museum.[2] Bob also was a professional wrestler after college using the nickname Killer Konovsky.[3]


  1. ^ "Bob Konovsky". Retrieved 2011-01-19. 
  2. ^ "Bob Konovsky". National Wrestling Hall of Fame and Museum. Retrieved 2011-01-19. [permanent dead link]
  3. ^ LeGere, Bob (February 26, 2016). "Former Hinsdale Central star taking his shot at NFL Scouting Combine". Daily Herald. Retrieved 24 July 2017.