Bobby Leopold

Born: Oct. 18, 1957 in Port Arthur, Texas

     Linebacker Bobby Leopold graduated from Lincoln High School in 1976 and from Notre Dame in 1980.


     He lettered in track and football at Lincoln, earning All-District honors in the super 20 and the shot put.


     Leopold went on to Notre Dame on a football scholarship, earning a degree in economics and setting a school record for the most interceptions returned for touchdowns.


     Leopold was drafted in 1980 by the San Diego Chargers and was chosen Rookie of the Year and voted to the NFL All-Rookie team that year. He played football for eight years with the 49ers, Packers, and the USFL New Jersey Generals. He played in the 1981 and 1982 Super Bowls and was chosen All-Pro in the USFL in 1984.


     He retired in 1988 and went on to work for a manufacturer of electronic wire, cable, and fiber optics.  He now teaches Economics at Memorial High School in Port Arthur.

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