Bob Lally
No. 58     
Personal information
Date of birth: (1952-02-12) February 12, 1952 (age 68)
Place of birth: Hoboken, New Jersey
Career information
College: Cornell
NFL Draft: 1974 / Round: 9 / Pick: 234
(by the Miami Dolphins)
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
* Memphis Southmen (1974–1975)
Career highlights and awards
* Cornell Athletic Hall of Fame (1982)[1]
NFL Games played     
NFL Games started     

Robert Michael Lally (born February 12, 1952) is a former American football linebacker who played in the National Football League (NFL) and the World Football League (WFL). Lally played collegiate ball for Cornell University and served as team captain. He was a First Team Selection to the Silver Anniversary All-Ivy Football Team (1971), a Cornell Hall of Fame Inductee (1982) and was selected to the Cornell All-Time Football Team (1887–2003). At Cornell, Lally was also President of the Red Key Society and was a member of the Quill and Dagger Society. He played prep football for Bergen Catholic High School in Oradell, New Jersey, where he was inducted into the Hall of Fame (1991).[2]

Lally was drafted by the Miami Dolphins in the 1974 NFL Draft and the Memphis Southmen of the WFL. He signed with the Southmen where he was the '75 team captain and played MLB with teammates Larry Csonka, Jim Kiick, Paul Warfield, Danny White, and John Huarte for the two years the league existed (1974-1975). In 1976, Lally signed with the NFL's Green Bay Packers.[3] Lally played for the Packers for one season, in 1976.[4] During his off seasons, he earned his master's degree in finance from the Georgia Institute of Technology.


  1. "Robert M. Lally '74 Class of 1974". Retrieved 2009-04-15.
  2. Bob Lally, Accessed November 14, 2018. "High School: Bergen Catholic (NJ)"
  3. " - Bob Lally". Retrieved January 7, 2009.[dead link]
  4. "Bob Lally Statistics". Pro Football Reference. Retrieved January 7, 2009.

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