American Football Database
Date of birth: (1928-10-17)October 17, 1928
Place of birth: Galion, Ohio
Date of death: December 12, 2016(2016-12-12) (aged 88)
Place of death: Naples, Florida
Career information
Position(s): Tight end
NFL Draft: 1950 / Round: 29 / Pick: 337
(By the Cleveland Browns)
Career highlights and awards
Pro Bowls: 2
Playing stats at

Robert Bernard Schnelker (October 17, 1928 – December 12, 2016) was an American football tight end who played for nine seasons in the National Football League, mainly with the New York Giants. Schnelker played college football at Bowling Green State University and was drafted in the 29th round of the 1950 NFL Draft by the Cleveland Browns. Schnelker was a two-time Pro Bowler and a member of the 1956 NFL Champion Giants. After retiring from football, he was an assistant coach with the Los Angeles Rams, Miami Dolphins, Detroit Lions, Kansas City Chiefs, Green Bay Packers and the Minnesota Vikings. He died on December 12, 2016 in Naples, Florida.[1]

Coaching career