World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

Bob Williams (quarterback)

Article Id: WHEBN0007399042
Reproduction Date:

Title: Bob Williams (quarterback)  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: Notre Dame Fighting Irish football, Jerry Groom, Milton Romney, Al Grygo, Tom Farris
Collection:
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Publication
Date:
 

Bob Williams (quarterback)

Bob Williams
Williams on a 1952 Bowman football card
No. 9
Position: Quarterback
Personal information
Date of birth: (1930-01-02) January 2, 1930
Place of birth: Cumberland, Maryland
Career information
College: Notre Dame
NFL draft: 1951 / Round: 1 / Pick: 2
Career history
Career NFL statistics
TD-INT: 10-12
Yards: 981
QB Rating: 55.8
College Football Hall of Fame

Robert "Bob" Allen Williams (born January 2, 1930) is a former American football quarterback in the National Football League.

Early years

Bob Williams graduated from Loyola Blakefield High School in Towson, Maryland in 1949. Williams attended Notre Dame on an athletic scholarship, where, as a nineteen-year-old junior quarterback, he guided Notre Dame to an undefeated season with 10 wins and 0 losses. Williams won the National Championship for Frank Leahy's 1949 team. Williams finished fifth in voting for The Heisman Trophy in 1949 and sixth in 1950. Bob Williams holds the school mark for highest passing efficiency rating for a season (minimum 50 completions with a 159.1 rating in 1949, when he was 83 of 147 for 1,374 yards and 16 TD's. Williams was first team on the 1949 College Football All-America Team and the 1950 College Football All-America Team . He was awarded The Nils V. "Swede" Nelson Award in 1950. Williams was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1988.

Professional career

Williams was the second overall selection in the 1951 NFL Draft by the Chicago Bears. He played professionally in 1951, 1952 and 1955.

External links

  • NFL.com player page




This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and USA.gov, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for USA.gov and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
 
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
 
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.
 


Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.