Bob Nork
Date of birth: 1906
Date of death: May 11, 1983
Place of death: Shenandoah, Pennsylvania
Career information
Position(s): Halfback

Robert P. Nork (1906 – May 11, 1983) was an American football and basketball player.

Nork was raised in Shenandoah, Pennsylvania. He attended Georgetown University where he was a star in both football and basketball. He played halfback for the football team and was selected by Charles E. Parker of the New York Evening Telegram as a third-team halfback on the 1927 All-America team.[1] He played at the forward position for the basketball team. He was the leading scorer on the 1926–27 Georgetown Hoyas men's basketball team and captain of the 1927–28 team that compiled a 12–1 record.[2]

Nork later worked for 40 years as a teacher, football and basketball coach, and athletic director at Shenandoah High School in Shenandoah, Pennsylvania, Garfield High School, Seton Hall Preparatory School, and Pope Pius High School in New Jersey.[3][4][5]

Nork died in 1983 at Geisinger Medical Center in Shenandoah.[3] He was posthumously inducted into the Georgetown University Athletic Hall of Fame in 1985.[2]


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