Bob Tucker (American football)
June 8, 1945|
|Height||6 ft 3 in (191 cm)|
|Weight||230 lb (100 kg)|
|1970–1977||New York Giants|
Robert Louis "Bob" Tucker (born June 8, 1945 in Hazleton, Pennsylvania) is a former professional American football player in the National Football League. A 6'3", 230 lbs. tight end from Bloomsburg University, Tucker played for 11 seasons from 1970-1980 for the New York Giants and the Minnesota Vikings.
Tucker is one of the few Giants to play for the team in four different home stadiums: Yankee Stadium (1970 through the first two home games of 1973); the Yale Bowl (last five home games of 1973 and all of 1974); Shea Stadium (1975) and Giants Stadium (1976–77).
Bob Tucker was inducted into the American Football Association's Semi Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1982
Bob Tucker was a biology teacher and freshman football coach at Acton Boxboro Regional High School in Acton, MA in 1969
- Dr. Ken (September 2013). ONE DEFINITION OF "MINOR LEAGUE" FOOTBALL, PART TWO Archived March 4, 2016, at the Wayback Machine.. HelmetHut.com. Retrieved September 10, 2015.
- Harvin, Al. "An Offseason Game; New Jersey Sports", The New York Times, January 12, 1973. Accessed November 16, 2008. "Some of the other Jersey residents on the team, according to Davis, are Bob Tucker, the New York Giants' tight end from Lincroft; Phil Villapiano, Oakland Raider linebacker from Ocean Township, and Ron Johnson, Giant running back, now a resident of Fort Lee."
- "The 1969 Torch" Year Book for Acton Boxboro Regional High School