Homer Hobbs

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Homer Hobbs
No. 37
Position: Guard
Personal information
Date of birth: (1923-02-13)February 13, 1923
Place of birth: Lexington, South Carolina
Date of death: January 5, 1997(1997-01-05) (aged 73)
Place of death: Austell, Georgia
Career information
College: Georgia
NFL draft: 1949 / Round: 11 / Pick: 108
(By the Washington Redskins)
Career history
Career NFL statistics
Games played: 22
Stats at NFL.com

Homer Brown Hobbs (February 13, 1923 –January 5, 1997) was an American football player and coach. He played professionally as a guard for the San Francisco 49ers of the All-America Football Conference (AAFC) and National Football League (NFL). He played college football as a lineman at the University of Georgia, lettering in 1946, 1947 and 1948, and was drafted in the 11th round of the 1949 NFL Draft by the Washington Redskins with the 108th pick overall. In 1951 he joined Ralph Jordan's staff as a line coach at Auburn University. On January 28, 1952 Hobbs resigned from Auburn to accept an assistant coaching position at the United States Naval Academy, rejoining Eddie Erdelatz, who was his 49ers line coach. From 1955 to 1957 Hobbs was head football coach at Furman University. He was succeeded at Furman by Bob King for the 1958 season.

Head coaching record[edit]

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Furman Paladins (Southern Conference) (1955–1957)
1955 Furman 1–9 1–1 7th
1956 Furman 2–8 2–2 T–4th
1957 Furman 3–7 2–1 4th
Furman: 6–24 4–4
Total: 6–24

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