Bob Heinz
No. 72, 76
Position:Defensive Tackle
Personal information
Born: (1947-07-25) July 25, 1947 (age 74)
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Height:6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Weight:265 lb (120 kg)
Career information
High school:Lincoln (Stockton, California)
NFL Draft:1969 / Round: 2 / Pick: 37
Career history
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at · PFR

Robert "Bob" Kenneth Heinz (born July 25, 1947) is a former defensive tackle in American college and professional football. He was drafted in the 2nd round (37th pick overall) of the 1969 NFL Draft by the Miami Dolphins, and played professionally for the Miami Dolphins and the Washington Redskins.


Heinz was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and attended Messmer High School in Milwaukee and Lincoln High School in Stockton, California.[1] He played college football at San Joaquin Delta College[2] and the University of the Pacific. Heinz was inducted into the University of the Pacific Hall of Fame as a 1987-1988 Inductee.[3]

He played for the Miami Dolphins from 1969 to 1977 and for the Washington Redskins in 1978. He is a member of the undefeated (17–0) 1972 Miami Dolphins.[4][5]

After retiring from the NFL, Heinz became an advertising executive in Palo Alto, California.[6]

See also


  1. ^ "Bob Heinz". Archived from the original on October 18, 2013. Retrieved October 17, 2013.
  2. ^ "NFL Alumni". California Community Colleges Chancelor's Office. Archived from the original on October 19, 2013. Retrieved October 17, 2013.
  3. ^ "PACIFIC ATHLETICS HALL OF FAME". Pacific Tigers. Retrieved October 17, 2013.
  4. ^ "Bob Heinz". IMDb.
  5. ^ "Alumni List". Affinity Online. Archived from the original on 2013-10-19. Retrieved October 17, 2013.
  6. ^ "A Perfect Time To Remember". Sun Sentinel. Retrieved October 17, 2013.