Bob Howard (American Football)
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Bob Howard American Football
Bob Howard
No. 24, 23
Position:Defensive back
Personal information
Born:(1944-11-24)November 24, 1944
Tallulah, Louisiana
Died:April 7, 2008(2008-04-07) (aged 63)
San Diego, California
Height:6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight:174 lb (79 kg)
Career information
College:Cal Poly-San Luis Obispo,
San Diego State
NFL Draft:1967 / Round: 2 / Pick: 48
AFL Draft:1965 / Round: 10 / Pick: 77
(by the Kansas City Chiefs)[1]
Career history
Career NFL statistics as of 1979
Player stats at PFR

Robert Lee "Bobby" Howard (November 24, 1944 - April 7, 2008) was an American football defensive back. He played in the American Football League (AFL) for the San Diego Chargers, where he was a second-round selection in the 1967 Common Draft. He also played for the Chargers, Philadelphia Eagles, and New England Patriots in the National Football League (NFL).

College career

Howard first played college football at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, where he later transferred to San Diego State University, where he had been recruited by Don Coryell.


Howard married Barbara Howard after graduating from San Bernardino High School. They had three children, two girls and a boy. Bob Howard died of cancer on April 7, 2008.[2]

See also


  1. ^ "1965 AFL Draft". Retrieved 2017.
  2. ^ Magee, Jerry (April 10, 2008). "Ex-Charger, Aztec Howard dies at 63". The San Diego Union-Tribune. Archived from the original on October 11, 2008. Retrieved 2008.

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