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Bob Young

Born: Sep 3, 1942

Death: Jun 17, 1995

Birthplace: Marshall

Profession: American football player

Nationality: United States

Bob Young

Date of Birth : Sep 3, 1942
Date of Death : Jun 17, 1995
Birth Place : Marshall

Robert Allen Young was an American football offensive guard who played 16 seasons in the National Football League, mainly for the St. Louis Cardinals, where he and other Cardinal offensive linemen are credited with introducing modern weightlifting/powerlifting into the training regime of the NFL. He was named to two Pro Bowls and was a first team All Pro selection in 1979 as well. Young attended Howard Payne University. He was the older brother of three-time world powerlifting champion Doug Young.


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