Bob Foxx

Bob Foxx
Tennessee Volunteers
Position Halfback
Career history
College Tennessee (1938–1940)
Personal information
Date of birth 1919
Place of birth Knoxville, Tennessee
Height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Weight 185 lb (84 kg)
Career highlights and awards

Robert "Bob" Foxx (born c. 1919) was an American football player. He played college football for the Tennessee Volunteers football team from 1938 to 1940 and was selected by the International News Service as a second-team player on the 1940 College Football All-America Team.[1] In a poll of Knoxville Journal readers, Foxx was voted Knoxville's greatest athlete of the first half of the 20th century.[2] He was inducted into the Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame in 1968.[3] He played minor league baseball in 1941.[4] He also was hired as an assistant football coach at Tennessee in 1941.[5][6]


  1. "Michigan, Minnesota Dominate All-America". St. Petersburg Times. 1940-12-03.
  2. "Bob Foxx".
  3. "Foxx, Bob". Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame. Retrieved February 3, 2015.
  4. "Bob Foxx Minor League Statistics". Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved February 3, 2015.
  5. "Pick Bob Foxx as Tennessee Football Aid". Chicago Tribune. May 9, 1941.
  6. "Bob Foxx To Help Tennessee Coach". The Milwaukee Journal. May 9, 1941.

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