Bob Kercher

Robert Fred Kercher (January 14, 1918 – January 4, 2004) was an American football defensive end in the National Football League who played for the Green Bay Packers.[1] Kercher played collegiate ball for Georgetown University and played professionally in the NFL for 1 season, in 1944.[2]

Bob Kercher
No. 18, 23
Position:Defensive end
Personal information
Born:January 14, 1918
Evansville, Indiana
Died:January 4, 2004 (aged 85)
Russell, Kansas
Height:6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight:196 lb (89 kg)
Career information
High school:Evansville (IN) Central
Career history
Career highlights and awards
  • NFL Champion (1944)
Career NFL statistics
Games played:2
Games started:0
Player stats at
Player stats at PFR


  1. ^ " - Bob Kercher". Retrieved January 7, 2009.
  2. ^ "Bob Kercher Statistics". Pro Football Reference. Retrieved January 7, 2009.
1944 Green Bay Packers season

The 1944 Green Bay Packers season was their 26th season overall and their 24th season in the National Football League. The club posted an 8–2 record under coach Curly Lambeau, earning them a first-place finish in the Western Conference. The Packers ended the season beating the New York Giants 14–7 in the NFL Championship Game, their sixth league title. Don Hutson led the NFL in touchdowns for a record-setting eighth time in his career.


Kercher is an English and German family name:

Bob Kercher (1918–2004), US footballer

Fritz Kercher, recipient of the Knight's Cross

Lorna Kercher, British Labour Party politician from Hertfordshire County

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