Joe Robb

March 15, 1937-April 18, 1987            Lufkin, Texas

Defensive end Alvis "Joe" Robb attended Texas Christian University from 1956 to 1958. He was Tri-captain at TCU in 1958 and played in the 1959 Cotton Bowl versus Air Force, which ended in a 0-0 tie.
Robb was drafted by the Chicago Bears in the fourteenth round and then traded to the Philadelphia Eagles before the 1959 season began. He played for the Eagles through their 1960 NFL championship season and played more than any other Eagle save one teammate. 

He was traded to the St. Louis Cardinals before the 1961 season,
where he played for the next seven seasons. Robb was chosen for a spot on the Pro-Bowl team in 1967 before moving to the Detroit Lions the following year. He played for the Lions through 1971.

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