Bob Scarpitto

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Bob Scarpitto
No. 46, 82
Position: Flanker / Halfback / Punter
Personal information
Born: (1939-01-07) January 7, 1939 (age 81)
Rahway, New Jersey
Height:5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Weight:192 lb (87 kg)
Career information
High school: Rahway (Rahway, New Jersey)
College: Notre Dame
AFL draft: 1961  / Round: 9 / Pick: 71
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at NFL.com
Player stats at PFR

Bob Scarpitto was an American college and professional football player. A halfback, flanker and punter, he played college football at the University of Notre Dame, and played professionally in the American Football League for the San Diego Chargers in 1961, for the Denver Broncos from 1962 through 1967, and then for the AFL's Boston Patriots in 1968. He was an American Football League All-Star in 1966.

As of 2017's NFL off-season, Bob Scarpitto held at least 3 Broncos franchise records, including:

Scarpitto played high school football at Rahway High School. [1]

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References

  1. Bob Scarpitto Archived 2007-09-29 at the Wayback Machine , database Football. Accessed December 23, 2007.