Bob Ravensberg
Date of birth: October 20, 1925
Place of birth: Bellevue, Kentucky
Date of death: February 12, 2007
Place of death: Chesterfield, Missouri
Career information
Position(s): End
College: Indiana University
 As player:
1948-1949 Chicago Cardinals
Career highlights and awards
Honors: First-team All-American, 1945
Playing stats at

Robert Alexander "Bob" Ravensberg (October 20, 1925 – February 12, 2007) was an American football player. Ravensberg was born in Bellevue, Kentucky, where his family operated a diner.[1] He was a two-time Kentucky high school pole vault champion who set a state record in the event.[2][3] He enrolled at the University of Indiana where he won varsity letters in football in 1943, 1944, 1945 and 1947.[1] He was a starter on Indiana's 1945 Big Ten championship team, the school's only undefeated and outright Big Ten championship team.[1] In 1945, he was selected as a consensus first-team All-American football player at the end position.[4] After graduating from Indiana, Ravensberg played two seasons of professional football in the National Football League for the Chicago Cardinals from 1948–49. He was an assistant football coach at the University of Indiana from 1950–51.[1]

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