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Bob Gagliano
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Personal information
Born: (1958-09-05) September 5, 1958 (age 64)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Career information
High school:Glendale (CA) Hoover
College:Utah State
NFL Draft:1981 / Round: 12 / Pick: 319
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career NFL statistics
Passing yards:3431
Passer rating:62.7
Player stats at · PFR

Robert Frank "Bob" "The Goose" Gagliano (born September 5, 1958), is a former professional American football player. He began his career playing quarterback for Glendale Community College. He then played for United States International University in San Diego, and Utah State University. He was drafted into the National Football League (NFL) by the Kansas City Chiefs in 1981. In 1994, rookie Perry Klein beat him out for the No. 3 quarterback slot with the Atlanta Falcons.[1] In 1989, he led the Detroit Lions to 5 consecutive victories to conclude the season. This is where he was first pegged with the nickname "The Goose".[2] He also played for the United States Football League's Denver Gold.


  1. ^ "FOOTBALL; Klein, C.W. Post Quarterback, is Sticking with Falcons". The New York Times. 23 August 1994.