Joe Robb

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Joe Robb
Joe Robb 1961.jpg
Robb in 1961
Born:(1937-03-15)March 15, 1937
Lufkin, Texas
Died:April 18, 1987(1987-04-18) (aged 50)
Houston, Texas
Career information
Position(s) Defensive end
College TCU
NFL draft 1959 / Round: 14 / Pick: 164
(By the Chicago Bears)
Career history
As player
1959–1960 Philadelphia Eagles
1961–1967 St. Louis Cardinals
1968–1971 Detroit Lions
Career highlights and awards
Pro Bowls 1 (1966)
Career stats

Alvis Joe Robb (March 15, 1937 – April 18, 1987) was an American football defensive lineman who played professionally in the National Football League (NFL) for the Philadelphia Eagles, St. Louis Cardinals, and the Detroit Lions. He played college football at Texas Christian University and was selected in the 14th round of the 1959 NFL Draft by the Chicago Bears. [1] He went to one Pro Bowl during his 13-year career.

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