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Bill Hobbs

Bill Hobbs

American football player
Bill Hobbs
The basics

Quick Facts

Intro American football player
Was American football player
From United States of America
Type Sports
Gender male
Birth 18 September 1946, Mount Pleasant, USA
Death 21 August 2004 (aged 57 years)
Star sign Virgo
Stats
Height: 72 in
Weight: 218 lbs
Sports Teams
New Orleans Saints
Philadelphia Eagles
The details (from wikipedia)

Biography

Billie Glenn "Bill" Hobbs (September 18, 1946 – August 21, 2004) was an American football linebacker who played for four seasons in the National Football League for the Philadelphia Eagles and New Orleans Saints and two seasons in the World Football League for the Florida Blazers and San Antonio Wings. He was drafted by the Eagles in the eighth round of the 1969 NFL Draft. He played college football at Texas A&M.

College career

Hobbs played college football at Texas A&M University, where he was named two-time All-American linebacker (1967 and 1968), 1967 Southwest Conference Player of the Year, the 1968 Cotton Bowl Classic MVP, and National Defensive Player of the Year.

Professional career

Hobbs was drafted in the eighth round of the 1969 NFL Draft by the Philadelphia Eagles, where he played for three seasons. He then played for the New Orleans Saints for the 1972 season. After his NFL career, Hobbs played for the Florida Blazers and San Antonio Wings of the short-lived World Football League.

The contents of this page are sourced from Wikipedia article on 16 May 2020. The contents are available under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license.
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http://www.nfl.com/players/HOB225174
https://www.pro-football-reference.com/players/H/HobbBi20.htm
http://www.aggiesports.com/columnists/cessna/082504cessna.htm
https://web.archive.org/web/20080905210849/http://media.www.thebatt.com/media/storage/paper657/news/2004/09/06/News/Former.Aggie.Football.Player.Bill.Hobbs.Dies.After.Car.Accident-711078.shtml
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