Bob Schloredt

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Bob Schloredt
Biographical details
Born (1939-10-02) October 2, 1939 (age 77)
Deadwood, South Dakota
Alma mater Washington
Playing career
1958–1960 Washington
1961–1962 BC Lions
Position(s) Quarterback
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1963–1973 Washington (asst.)
1975 The Hawaiians (asst.)

Robert Schloredt (born October 2, 1939) is a former American football quarterback and coach.

Early years[edit]

Schloredt was born in Deadwood, South Dakota in 1939[1] and attended Gresham High School in suburban Portland.[2] He was blinded in his left eye from a fireworks injury suffered at the age of five, though he didn't realize the severity until his later military service.[3][4]

College[edit]

Schloredt played quarterback and defensive back for the Washington Huskies from 1958 to 1960.[2] Schloredt ran the option and was 15-2 as a starter, leading the team to victories in both the 1960 Rose Bowl and 1961 Rose Bowl games.[4]

Profession football[edit]

Schloredt was drafted in the 1961 CFL Draft by the British Columbia Lions and in the 1961 American Football League draft by the Dallas Texans.[2] Schloredt played for the Lions for two seasons.[2][5]

Coaching career[edit]

Following his CFL career, Schloredt was assistant coach for the Washington Huskies for eleven years.[6][2] He joined the The Hawaiians of the WFL which later folded mid-season.[4]

Awards[edit]

Schloredt was awarded the 1959 W. J. Voit Memorial Trophy as the outstanding football player on the Pacific Coast. He named the Most Valuable Player of the 1960 and 1961 Rose Bowl games. He was the first two-time recipient, later joined by Charles White, Ron Dayne, and Vince Young).

He was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1989[7] and the Rose Bowl Hall of Fame in 1991.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.oldestlivingprofootball.com/robertschloredt.htm
  2. ^ a b c d e "Bob Schloredt". Cflapedia.com. Retrieved 2016-11-01. 
  3. ^ "Sport: The Bowls". Time. January 11, 1960. Retrieved January 14, 2010. 
  4. ^ a b c "Where Are They Now: Bob Schloredt, Huskies QB". seattlepi.com. 2005-07-19. Retrieved 2016-11-01. 
  5. ^ Raley, Dan (July 20, 2005). "Where Are They Now: Bob Schloredt, Huskies QB". Seattle Post-Intelligencer. Retrieved 2008-08-14. 
  6. ^ http://static.gohuskies.com/custompages/halloffame/HOFbySport2012.pdf
  7. ^ "Bob Schloredt Biography". Retrieved 2006-12-31. [permanent dead link]

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