Bobby Thompson (defensive back)

Robert Lee Thompson (March 30, 1939 – March 11, 2014) was an American and Canadian football player who played for the Montreal Alouettes, Detroit Lions and New Orleans Saints. He won the Grey Cup with Montreal in 1970.[1] He previously played college football at University of Arizona.

Bobby Lee Thompson
Born:March 30, 1939
Minden, Louisiana, U.S.
Died:March 11, 2014 (aged 74)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Career information
CFL statusInternational
Height5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
Weight188 lb (85 kg)
Career history
As player
19621963Montreal Alouettes (CFL)
1964–1968Detroit Lions (NFL)
1969New Orleans Saints (NFL)
19701971Montreal Alouettes (CFL)
Career highlights and awards
  • Grey Cup champion (1970)


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Bobby Thompson

Bobby Thompson may refer to:

Bobby Thompson (American football coach) (born 1937), American football coach and college athletics administrator

Bobby Thompson (running back) (born 1947), former NFL and CFL running back

Bobby Thompson (defensive back) (1939–2014), NFL and CFL defensive back

Bobby Thompson (baseball) (1953–2011), American Major League outfielder

Bobby Thompson (comedian) (1911–1988), British stand-up comedian, actor and entertainer

Bobby Thompson (musician) (1937–2005), American banjoist

Bobby Thompson (racing driver) (born 1996), British racing driver

Bobby Thompson, alias of John Donald Cody, former attorney and convicted scam artist associated with the fraudulent United States Navy Veterans Association

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