Bobby Hunt (American football)

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Bobby Hunt
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Position: Safety
Personal information
Born: (1940-08-15) August 15, 1940 (age 81)
Lanett, Alabama
Career information
College: Auburn
AFL Draft: 1962  / Round: 11 / Pick: 81
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Games played:112
Interceptions:42
Touchdowns:1
Player stats at NFL.com

Robert Kenneth "Bobby" Hunt (born August 15, 1940 in Lanett, Alabama) is a former American Professional Football defensive back who played in the American Football League (AFL). He played collegiately at Auburn University. He was drafted by the Dallas Texans of the AFL in 1962 and went on to play in the AFL for the Texans, Kansas City Chiefs, and the Cincinnati Bengals between 1962 and 1969. He was first team All-AFL his rookie year with the Texans. Hunt had ten interceptions in 1966 and during his nine-year career he had forty-two, returning one for a touchdown. He was second team All-AFL in 1964 & 1966, and was selected to play in the AFL All-Star game in 1964. He was an AFL Champion with the Chiefs in 1962 and in 1967 (1966 AFL season) , when he played for them in the first AFL-NFL World Championship game. After his playing career he was an assistant coach with the Buffalo Bills for 2 seasons. Hunt is a member of the Alabama Sports Hall of Fame class of 2015.

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