Bob Soleau

Robert Heyde "Bob" Soleau, Jr. (April 2, 1941 – June 21, 2014) was a professional American football player for the National Football League's Pittsburgh Steelers. He played linebacker during the 1964 season. Soleau played college football at William & Mary[1] and is the son of Charles R. Soleau, an All-American quarterback at Colgate in 1932.[2] Later in life he was a successful businessman in the insurance industry and owned Diversified Group Brokerage in Marlborough, Connecticut.[3][4]

Bob Soleau
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Personal information
Born:April 2, 1941
Amherst, Massachusetts
Died:June 21, 2014 (aged 73)
Middletown, Connecticut
Height:6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight:230 lb (104 kg)
Career information
High school:North Hills (PA)
College:William & Mary
NFL Draft:1964 / Round: 11 / Pick: 150
Career history
Career highlights and awards
  • 2× All-American in college (1962–1963)
  • SoCon Player of the Year (1962–1963)
Career NFL statistics as of 1964
Games played:14
Player stats at PFR


  1. ^ Bob Soleau @ Retrieved September 10, 2013.
  2. ^ W&M's Bob Soleau is SC's Player of the Year. November 30, 1962. The Free-Lance Star. Retrieved on September 10, 2013.
  3. ^ "Tribe Football Family Loses All-Time Great Bob Soleau '64 - William & Mary - Athletics at William & Mary". 2014-06-30. Retrieved 2014-07-15.
  4. ^ "Robert H. Soleau Obituary: View Robert Soleau's Obituary by Hartford Courant". Retrieved 2014-07-15.

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