Bob Pickens

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Pickens in 2008

Bob Pickens (February 2, 1943 – April 12, 2018) was an American Olympic wrestler and professional football player. He was born in Chicago, Illinois. He played for the Chicago Bears from 1967 to 1969.[1] Pickens was also an Olympic wrestler, competing in Tokyo, Japan in the heavyweight division at the 1964 Summer Olympics.

Pickens died in Atlanta, Georgia on April 12, 2018 at the age of 75.[2]

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  1. "Bob Pickens". Retrieved 2011-01-21.
  2. Bob Pickens, former Bear who was among first black Olympic wrestlers, dead at 75 at the Chicago Sun-Times