Bobby Robertson
Center / Halfback / Defensive back
Personal information
Date of birth: (1917-06-18)June 18, 1917
Place of birth: Pine Ridge, South Dakota
Date of death: January 17, 2009(2009-01-17) (aged 91)
Place of death: Santa Cruz, California
High School: Omaha (NE) Central
Career information
College: USC
NFL Draft: 1942 / Round: 1 / Pick: 7
Debuted in 1942 for the Brooklyn Dodgers (NFL)
Last played in 1942 for the Brooklyn Dodgers (NFL)
Career history
* Brooklyn Dodgers ( 1942)
Career highlights and awards
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Stats at

Robert James Robertson (June 18, 1917 – January 17, 2009) was an American football player who played one season with the Brooklyn Dodgers of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Brooklyn Dodgers with the seventh overall pick in the 1942 NFL Draft. He played college football at the University of Southern California and attended Omaha Central High School in Omaha, Nebraska.[1] Robertson was a member of the USC Trojans 1939 national championship team. He served in the United States Navy during World War II.[2]


  1. "BOBBIE ROBERTSON". Retrieved September 17, 2014.
  2. "Jan. 23, 2009". Retrieved September 17, 2014.

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Template:1942 NFL Draft

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