Robert Winslow

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Robert Winslow
Sport(s) Football
Biographical details
Born (1916-09-18)September 18, 1916
Rifle, Colorado
Died January 11, 1994(1994-01-11) (aged 77)
Fallbrook, California
Playing career
1937–1939 USC
1940 Detroit Lions
1940 Brooklyn Dodgers
1944 Hollywood Rangers
Position(s) End, quarterback
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1943–1946 USC (backfield)
1947 Detroit Lions (assistant)
1948 USC (backfield)
1949–1951 Arizona
Head coaching record
Overall 12–18–1

Robert E. "Bob" Winslow (September 18, 1916 – January 11, 1994)[1] was an American football player and coach. He served as the head football coach at the University of Arizona from 1949 to 1951, compiling a record of 12–18–1.

In 1944, Winslow played for the Hollywood Rangers of the short-lived American Football League, an eight-team organization based on the Pacific Coast. Head coach Bill Sargent moved him from end to quarterback, which the United Press partly credited for the team's success.[2] The Rangers finished in first place with a perfect 11–0 record in the league's only season.[3]

His son, Troy Winslow, played as a quarterback at USC in the 1960s.[4]

Head coaching record[edit]

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Arizona Wildcats (Border Intercollegiate Athletic Association) (1949–1951)
1949 Arizona 2–7–1 2–4 6th
1950 Arizona 4–6 2–4 6th
1951 Arizona 6–5 4–3 5th
Arizona: 12–18–1 0–3
Total: 12–18–1


  1. ^ Bob Winslow's obituary
  2. ^ Coaches Moan Rangers' Luck In Grid Pool, Oxnard Press-Courier, September 19, 1944.
  3. ^ PCPFL: 1940-45 By Bob Gill, The Coffin Corner, Vol. 4, No. 7, 1982.
  4. ^ "Plenty of Mikes", The Independent, August 29, 1964.

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