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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 1956 Touchdown Log

5 Touchdowns

5 Rushing, 1 Tying, Long of 15 yards
Team Opponent Location Day of Week Quarter Distance
Lions5
Bears1
49ers1
Packers1
Colts1
Rams1
Road3
Home2
Sunday4
Saturday1
2nd2
3rd2
4th1
3 or fewer yards3
4-9 yards1
10-19 yards1

Regular Season

Rk G# Date Tm Opp Result Quarter Type Dist Quarterback Score Before Score After
1 1 1956-09-30 DET @ GNB W 20-16 4 Rushing 1 Lead 13-9 Lead 20-9
2 2 1956-10-06 DET @ BAL W 31-14 2 Rushing 7 Lead 14-7 Lead 21-7
3 4 1956-10-21 DET SFO W 20-17 3 Rushing 2 Trail 10-17 Tied 17-17
4 5 1956-10-28 DET @ RAM W 16-7 3 Rushing 2 Lead 6-0 Lead 13-0
5 10 1956-12-02 DET CHI W 42-10 2 Rushing 15 Lead 7-3 Lead 14-3