Bob DeMoss

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DeMoss in 1947

Robert Alonzo "Bob" DeMoss (January 27, 1927 – July 23, 2017) was an American football player, coach, and college athletics administrator. He served as the head football coach at Purdue University from 1970 to 1972, compiling a career college football record of 13–18.[1] He was born in Dayton, Kentucky.

DeMoss played football as a quarterback at Purdue from 1945 to 1948. He was then selected in the second round of the 1949 NFL Draft by the New York Bulldogs, from whom he played in 1949.

DeMoss died at his home in West Lafayette, Indiana on July 23, 2017 at the age of 90.[2]

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  1. "Honoring Bob DeMoss: Purdue names offensive staff room after longtime Boilermaker". CBS Interactive. September 4, 2008. Retrieved June 12, 2010.
  2. "Former Purdue stand out quarterback and coach Bob DeMoss passes away at age 90". Fox 59. July 23, 2017. Retrieved July 24, 2017.

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