|No. 74, 61, 62|
|Date of birth:December 24, 1962|
|Place of birth: Sandusky, Ohio|
|NFL Draft: 1986 / Round: 9 / Pick: 228|
|No regular season or postseason appearances|
|* Indianapolis Colts ( 1986– 1988)|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Stats at pro-football-reference.com|
Robert John Brotzki (born December 24, 1962) is a former American football offensive tackle in the National Football League for the Indianapolis Colts and the Dallas Cowboys. He played college football at Syracuse University.
As a freshman, he was named the starter at tight end, finishing fifth on the team with 15 receptions for 131 yards and no touchdowns. As a sophomore, he was switched to offensive tackle and was named the starter at left tackle. He recorded 45 consecutive starts during his college career.
Brotzki was selected by the Indianapolis Colts in the ninth round (228th overall) of the 1986 NFL Draft. As a rookie, he was moved to offensive guard, before being placed on the injured reserve list with a back injury on August 30. He was activated on November 5.
In 1988, he was a backup offensive tackle in training camp, before announcing his retirement. He re-signed with the team on September 22. He played in one game before being waived on September 28, to make room for guard Ron Solt. He was a versatile reserve player during his time with the Colts.
After football, he was the tight end assistant football coach for two years (2007-2008) at Robert Morris College. In 2009, he was the Director of Player Development at Syracuse University. From 2010 to 2015, he was the Assistant Athletics Director for Player Development.
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- "Marrone hires Brotzki as director of player development". https://cnycentral.com/sports/college/marrone-hires-brotzki-as-director-of-player-development?id=278068. Retrieved April 30, 2018.