Bob White (American football)

Bob White
No. 33
Position: Fullback
Personal information
Date of birth: (1938-08-22) August 22, 1938
Place of birth: Portsmouth, Ohio
Height: 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight: 220 lb (100 kg)
Career information
High school: Covington
College: Ohio State
NFL Draft: 1960 / Round: 8 / Pick: 91
Career history
Player stats at PFR

Loren Robert "Bob" White (born August 22, 1938) is a former American football player. He played for Ohio State in the late 1950s. White played fullback and line on defense.[1] In 1957 he and the Buckeyes won the Big Ten out right and lead Ohio State to a win in the 1958 Rose Bowl 10-7 over Oregon.[2] In 1958 he led in scoring and rushing for the Buckeyes.[3]


In 1958 Bob White was named First-Team All-American.[4] He was also named Academic All-American Player of the Year in 1958.[5] In 1957, 1958, and 1959 he was named an Ohio State Academic All-Big Ten Honoree.[5] In 1958 White placed 4th as the Buckeyes Heisman Trophy finalist.[6]


  1. Park, Jack (2003). Ohio State Football Encyclopedia: National Championship Edition. Champaign, IL: Sports Publishing. ISBN 1-58261-695-7.
  2. "1957 National Championship". Archived from the original on 2010-03-11. Retrieved 2008-09-09.
  3. "The Rose Bowl 1958". Retrieved 2008-10-09.
  4. "Ohio State First-Team All-Americans" (PDF). Retrieved 2008-05-01.
  5. 1 2 "Academic Honors - The Ohio State Buckeyes Official Athletics Site". Retrieved 2008-10-09.
  6. "Ohio State Football Heisman Finalists". Central Ohio News. Retrieved 2008-10-09.

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