Bob Christian

This article is about the American football player. For the basketball player, see Bob Christian (basketball). For the baseball player, see Bob Christian (baseball).
Bob Christian
Position: Fullback
Personal information
Date of birth: (1968-11-14) November 14, 1968
Place of birth: Florissant, Missouri, United States
Career information
College: Northwestern
NFL Draft: 1991 / Round: 12 / Pick: 310
Career history

Robert Douglas Christian (born November 14, 1968) is a former American football fullback who played ten seasons in the National Football League for the Chicago Bears, the Carolina Panthers, and the Atlanta Falcons from 1992 to 2002. He was selected by the Carolina Panthers in the 1995 NFL Expansion Draft.

College career

Christian played college football for Northwestern University.

Professional career

Christian played with Chicago Bears and Carolina Panthers prior to signing with Atlanta in 1997 and had 831 yards and 12 touchdowns on 193 carries in 135 games, including 85 starts. He had 230 receptions for 2,048 yards and seven touchdowns. Christian retired on March 13, 2003, after 11 seasons in the NFL.

Current career

He was a speed and agility trainer in the weight room for young athletes at Glenbrook South High School. He is now flying airplanes at Spartan College Aeronautics.


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