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Bobby Layne

Robert Lawrence Layne (Blond Bomber)

Position: QB
Height: 6-1    Weight: 201 lbs.
Throws: Right

Born: December 19, 1926 in Santa Anna, TX
Died: December 1, 1986 in Lubbock, TX
High School: Highland Park
College: Texas   (school history)    (Layne college stats)
Drafted by the Chicago Bears in the 1st round (3rd overall) of the 1948 NFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 20 (4651st overall since 1950)
6-time Pro Bowler & 2-time First-Team All-Pro (fine print)
Inducted into Hall of Fame in 1967

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Bobby Layne 1959 Field Goal Log

11 Field Goals

2 Go-Ahead, Long of 37 yards
Team Opponent Location Day of Week Quarter Distance
Steelers11
Giants3
Redskins3
Eagles2
Cardinals1
Browns1
Lions1
Home7
Road4
Sunday10
Saturday1
1st2
2nd2
3rd4
4th3
19 or fewer yards4
20-29 yards4
30-39 yards3

Regular Season

Rk G# Date Tm Opp Result Quarter Dist Score Before Score After
1 1 1959-09-26 PIT CLE W 17-7 3 26 Trail 0-7 Trail 3-7
2 2 1959-10-04 PIT WAS L 17-23 3 32 Trail 0-16 Trail 3-16
3 3 1959-10-11 PIT @ PHI L 24-28 2 12 Trail 7-14 Trail 10-14
4 4 1959-10-18 PIT @ WAS W 27-6 4 23 Lead 21-6 Lead 24-6
5 4 1959-10-18 PIT @ WAS W 27-6 4 22 Lead 24-6 Lead 27-6
6 5 1959-10-25 PIT NYG L 16-21 1 37 Tied 0-0 Lead 3-0*
7 5 1959-10-25 PIT NYG L 16-21 3 19 Trail 10-14 Trail 13-14
8 5 1959-10-25 PIT NYG L 16-21 4 17 Trail 13-21 Trail 16-21
9 6 1959-11-01 PIT @ CRD L 24-45 2 35 Trail 7-14 Trail 10-14
10 7 1959-11-08 PIT DET T 10-10 3 29 Trail 0-7 Trail 3-7
11 10 1959-11-29 PIT PHI W 31-0 1 17 Tied 0-0 Lead 3-0*