Bob Wilson (American football)

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Bob Wilson
No. 11
Position: Halfback
Personal information
Date of birth: (1913-08-16)August 16, 1913
Place of birth: Nacogdoches, Texas
Date of death: May 15, 1999(1999-05-15) (aged 85)
Place of death: Brenham, Texas
Height: 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Weight: 147 lb (67 kg)
Career information
High school: Corsicana
College: SMU
NFL draft: 1936 / Round: 5 / Pick: 40
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Rushing yards: 505
Average: 4.9
Touchdowns: 3
Stats at pro-football-reference.com

Robert Edward Wilson, Jr. (August 16, 1913 – May 15, 1999) was an American football player. He attended Southern Methodist University (SMU), where he played halfback for the SMU Mustangs football team from 1933 to 1935. He was recognized as a consensus first-team All-American following his 1935 senior season. Wilson was chosen by the National Football League's Brooklyn Dodgers in fifth round (40th pick overall) in the 1936 NFL draft, and played a single season for the Dodgers in 1936. Wilson was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1973, and died in 1999.

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