American Football Database
Bob Howes
Date of birth: (1943-01-04) January 4, 1943 (age 78)
Career information
Status: Retired
CFL status: Non-import
Position(s): C
Height: 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
University: Queen's
 As player:
BC Lions
Edmonton Eskimos
Career highlights and awards
CFL West All-Star: 1973

Bob Howes (born January 4, 1943) is a former professional Canadian football offensive lineman who played fourteen seasons in the Canadian Football League, mainly for the Edmonton Eskimos.[1] He was a part of five Grey Cup championship teams with the Eskimos. Howes played college football and basketball at Queen's University, and has coached the Queen's Golden Gaels football team for many years, both as an assistant and as head coach. His son Beau Howes played quarterback for the Gaels in the 1990s.


  1. Snelgrove, Brian (2010-08-22). "Team Retro Profile: Edmonton Eskimos". Canadian Football League. Retrieved 2011-02-22.