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Robert 'Bobby' Lee Thompson


Bobby Lee Thompson

Date of Birth: March 30, 1939, in Minden, Louisiana

Date of Death: March 11, 2014, in Los Angeles, California  (74 years old)


Arizona Daily Star - Published 03/16/14

Bobby Thompson died of leukemia.

Did you know?

Bobby Thompson was drafted by the Detroit Lions in the 3rd round of the

1962 NFL Draft and by the Dallas Texans in the 12th round of the 1962

AFL Draft.



1962 Montreal Alouettes (CFL)

1963 Montreal Alouettes (CFL)

1964 Detroit Lions (NFL)

1965 Detroit Lions (NFL)

1966 Detroit Lions (NFL)

1967 Detroit Lions (NFL)

1968 Detroit Lions (NFL)

1969 New Orleans Saints (NFL)

1971 Montreal Alouettes (CFL)


Compton Junior College, University of Arizona