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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 (4650th 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 Touchdown Log

2 Touchdowns

2 Rushing, 2 Go-Ahead, Long of 10 yards
Team Opponent Location Day of Week Quarter Distance
Steelers2
Cardinals1
Eagles1
Home1
Road1
Sunday2
1st1
2nd1
4-9 yards1
10-19 yards1

Regular Season

Rk G# Date Tm Opp Result Quarter Type Dist Quarterback Score Before Score After
1 3 1959-10-11 PIT @ PHI L 24-28 1 Rushing 10 Tied 0-0 Lead 7-0*
2 12 1959-12-13 PIT CRD W 35-20 2 Rushing 9 Trail 0-6 Lead 7-6*