11 Facts About Bob Kuechenberg

1.

Robert John Kuechenberg was a National Football League guard for the Miami Dolphins for 14 seasons between 1970 and 1983, spending the 1984 season on injured reserve.

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Bob Kuechenberg was a mainstay in a line that included Hall of Famers Jim Langer, Larry Little, and Dwight Stephenson and played in six Pro Bowls in the late 1970s and early 1980s.

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3.

Bob Kuechenberg was selected as one of the top 15 finalists for the Pro Football Hall of Fame from 2002 to 2006, and one of the top 17 finalists from 2007 to 2009, but missed the cut every year.

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4.

Bob Kuechenberg was inducted into the Miami Dolphin's Honor Roll on December 15,1995.

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5.

Bob Kuechenberg was the brother of the retired Chicago Bears linebacker Rudy Kuechenberg.

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6.

Bob Kuechenberg attended college at the University of Notre Dame, where he played both the offensive and defensive lines.

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7.

Bob Kuechenberg played football for the Hobart Brickies in his high school years.

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8.

Bob Kuechenberg was drafted by the Philadelphia Eagles as a fourth-round pick in the 1969 NFL Draft.

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9.

Bob Kuechenberg quit shortly after training camp started and played a season with the Chicago Owls in the Continental Football League.

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10.

Bob Kuechenberg was named 1st team All-Pro in 1975 and in 1978 and was named All-AFC three times.

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11.

Bob Kuechenberg was inducted into the American Football Association's Semi Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1986.

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