Bobby Maples

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Bobby Maples
No. 50, 51
Position: Center / Linebacker
Personal information
Date of birth: (1942-12-28)December 28, 1942
Place of birth: Mount Vernon, Texas
Date of death: February 15, 1991(1991-02-15) (aged 48)
Career information
College: Baylor
NFL Draft: 1965 / Round: 3 / Pick: 41
AFL draft: 1965 / Round: 4 / Pick: 26
(by the Houston Oilers)[1]
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Games played: 184
Games started: 61
Interceptions: 1
Player stats at

Bobby Ray Maples (December 28, 1942 – February 15, 1991) was an American football center and linebacker. He was born in Mount Vernon, Texas, which is also the birthplace of Don Meredith. Maples played collegiately for Baylor University and professionally in the American Football League where he was an All-Star in 1968 with the Houston Oilers He also played for the National Football League's Pittsburgh Steelers and Denver Broncos before retiring in 1978.

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  1. ^ "1965 AFL Draft". Retrieved March 23, 2017.