Bob White (American football)
|Date of birth:||August 22, 1938|
|Place of birth:||Portsmouth, Ohio|
|Height:||6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)|
|Weight:||220 lb (100 kg)|
|NFL Draft:||1960 / Round: 8 / Pick: 91|
|AFL draft:||1960 / Round: 1
Pick: First Selections
(by the Houston Oilers)
|Player stats at PFR|
Loren Robert "Bob" White (born August 22, 1938) is a former American football player. He played for Ohio State in the late 1950s. White played fullback and line on defense. In 1957, he and the Buckeyes won the Big Ten out right and lead Ohio State to a win in the 1958 Rose Bowl 10-7 over Oregon. In 1958, he led in scoring and rushing for the Buckeyes.
In 1958 Bob White was named First-Team All-American. He was also named Academic All-American Player of the Year in 1958. In 1957, 1958, and 1959 he was named an Ohio State Academic All-Big Ten Honoree. In 1958 White placed 4th as the Buckeyes Heisman Trophy finalist.
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