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Encyclopedia > Reggie Roby
Reggie Roby

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Personal Info
Date of Birth July 30, 1961
Place of Birth Waterloo, Iowa
Date of Death February 22, 2005
Place of Death Nashville, Tennessee
Height 6'-4"
Weight 250 pounds
Player Information
Position Punter
Number 4
College University of Iowa
Awards
NFL Draft
Year 1983
Round, Pick 6th round
Team Miami Dolphins
Teams Played For
1983 - 1992 Miami Dolphins
1993 - 1994 Washington Redskins
1996 - 1997 Houston/Tennessee Oilers
1998 San Francisco 49ers

Reginald Henry Roby (born July 30, 1961 in Waterloo, Iowa — died February 22, 2005 in Nashville, Tennessee,) was an American-born National Football League punter and a three-time Pro Bowler. He was drafted by the Miami Dolphins in the sixth round of the 1983 NFL draft out of the University of Iowa He moved on to the Washington Redskins, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, the Houston/Tennessee Oilers, and the San Francisco 49ers, retiring in 1999 after 16 seasons. Roby, who was also a standout pitcher on the Waterloo East High School team was drafted by Major League Baseball's Cincinnati Reds. Roby instead chose to attend college. Despite the fact that he had experience at quarterback and possessed a strong arm, Iowa head coach Hayden Fry made the 6 foot-4 inch, 250 pound Roby a punter exclusively. July 30 is the 211th day (212th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 154 days remaining. ... See also: 1960 in sports, other events of 1961, 1962 in sports and the list of years in sports. // Auto Racing Stock car racing: Marvin Panch won the Daytona 500 NASCAR Championship - Ned Jarrett Indianapolis 500 - A.J. Foyt USAC Racing - A.J. Foyt won the driving championship Formula One... Waterloo is the county seat of Black Hawk County, Iowa, United States. ... February 22 is the 53rd day of every year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... See also: 2004 in sports, 2005 in baseball, other events of 2005, 2006 in sports, list of years in sports. // Athletics Mens 100 metres - Asafa Powell of Jamaica sets a new world record of 9. ... The Nashville skyline Nashville is the capital of the U.S. state of Tennessee. ... The National Football League (NFL) is the largest professional American football league, consisting of thirty-two teams from American cities and regions. ... Todd Sauerbrun, one of the NFLs top punters, punts the ball for the Carolina Panthers. ... The Pro Bowl is the National Football Leagues all-star game. ... City Miami, Florida Team Colors Aqua Green, Coral Orange, Blue, and White Head Coach Nick Saban Fight song {{{song}}} Mascot T D League/Conference affiliations American Football League (1966-1969) Eastern Division (1966-1969) National Football League (1970-present) American Football Conference (1970-present) AFC East (1970-present) Team history... See also: 1982 in sports, other events of 1983, 1984 in sports and the list of years in sports. // Auto Racing Stock car racing: NASCAR Championship - Bobby Allison Cale Yarborough won the Daytona 500 CART Racing - Al Unser won the season championship Indianapolis 500 - Tom Sneva Formula One Championship - Nelson... The NFL Draft (officially the NFL Annual Player Selection Meeting) is an annual sports draft in which National Football League in the U.S.A. (NFL) teams take turns selecting amateur football players and other first-time eligible players. ... Old Cap or Old Capitol Building, Iowas first state capitol building and a university landmark. ... Year Founded 1932 Conference NFC Division East Home Field FedEx Field City Landover, Maryland Team Colors Burgundy and Gold Head Coach Joe Gibbs League Titles League Championships (5) NFL Champions: 1937, 1942 Super Bowl: 1982 (XVII), 1987 (XXII), 1991 (XXVI) Conference Championships (5) NFC: 1972, 1982, 1983, 1987, 1991 Division... Year Founded 1976 Conference NFC Division South Home Field Raymond James Stadium City Tampa, Florida Team Colors Buccaneer Red, Pewter, Black, and Orange Head Coach Jon Gruden League Titles League Championships (1) Super Bowl: 2002 (XXXVII) Conference Championships (1) NFC: 2002 Division Championships (4) NFC Central: 1979, 1981, 1999 NFC... The Tennessee Titans are a National Football League team based in Nashville, Tennessee. ... City San Francisco, California Team Colors Metallic Gold, Cardinal Red, and Beige Head Coach Mike Nolan Fight song {{{song}}} Mascot Sourdough Sam League/Conference affiliations All-America Football Conference (1946-1949) Western Division (1946-1948) National Football League (1950-present) National Conference (1950-1952) Western Conference (1953-1969) Coastal Division... See also: 1998 in sports, other events of 1999, 2000 in sports and the list of years in sports. // Athletics Hicham El Guerrouj sets the new World Record in the mile at the World Championships in Rome. ... A baseball pitcher delivers the ball to home plate In baseball, the pitcher is the player who throws the baseball from the pitchers mound toward the catcher to begin each play, with the goal of retiring a batter who attempts to either make contact with it or draw a... 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Before he arrived, the Iowa Hawkeyes football squad had not had a winning season in 20 years. With Roby, the 1981 team earned its first Rose Bowl invitation in 23 years on the strength of being co-Big Ten champions with Ohio State. Roby set an NCAA season record with a 49.8-yard average. In 1982, he led the nation with a 48.1-yard average. His career average of 45.4 yards ranks among college football's best and is still a school record. See also: 1980 in sports, other events of 1981, 1982 in sports and the list of years in sports. // Auto Racing Stock car racing: NASCAR Championship - Darrell Waltrip Richard Petty won the Daytona 500 CART Racing - Rick Mears won the season championship May 25 - Indianapolis 500 - Bobby Unser Formula One... The Rose Bowl is an annual American college football game, usually played on January 1 at the stadium of the same name in Pasadena, California. ... Big Ten can refer to: Big Ten Conference, a college athletics conference Big Ten (movie studios), the largest movie studios in Hollywood This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... The Ohio State University The Ohio State University is currently the third largest university in the United States and ranked by US News as the best public university in Ohio and the twenty-first best public university in the nation. ... The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA, often said NC-Double-A) is a voluntary association of about 1200 institutions, conferences, organizations and individuals that organizes the athletics programs of many colleges and universities in the United States. ... See also: 1981 in sports, other events of 1982, 1983 in sports and the list of years in sports. // Auto Racing Stock car racing: NASCAR Championship - Darrell Waltrip Bobby Allison won the Daytona 500 CART Racing - Rick Mears won the season championship Indianapolis 500 - Gordon Johncock Formula One Champion - Keke... A college football game between Colorado State University and the Air Force Academy. ...


As a professional, his 45.7 average yards led the AFC in 1991, and he set a Pro Bowl record with 10 punts in the 1985 game. His 58.5-yard single-game average on September 28, 1986 remains a Dolphin team record. At Rich Stadium, Roby punted the ball a team record 77 yards, but the punt was returned 70 yards. He completed the only pass attempt of his career, a 48-yarder to Josh Booty in 1995. Roby was selected as a punter for the NFL's 1980's All-Decade Team. The American Football Conference (or AFC) is one of the two conferences that compose the National Football League. ... See also: 1990 in sports, other events of 1991, 1992 in sports and the list of years in sports. // Auto Racing Stock car racing: Ernie Irvan won the Daytona 500 NASCAR Championship - Dale Earnhardt CART Racing - Michael Andretti won the season championship Indianapolis 500 - Rick Mears Formula One Championship - Ayrton... See also: 1984 in sports, other events of 1985, 1986 in sports and the list of years in sports. // Auto Racing Stock car racing: Bill Elliott won the Daytona 500 NASCAR Championship - Darrell Waltrip Ken Schrader enters NASCAR CART Racing - Al Unser Sr won the season championship Indianapolis 500 - Danny... September 28 is the 271st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (272nd in leap years). ... See also: 1985 in sports, other events of 1986, 1987 in sports and the list of years in sports. // Auto Racing Stock car racing: Geoff Bodine won the Daytona 500 NASCAR Championship - Dale Earnhardt CART Racing - Bobby Rahal Indianapolis 500 - Bobby Rahal Formula One Championship - Alain Prost of France 24... Ralph Wilson Stadium is a football stadium located in the Town of Orchard Park, a suburb of Buffalo, New York. ... Josh Booty is a former NFL quarterback and major league baseball player. ... See also: 1994 in sports, other events of 1995, 1996 in sports and the list of years in sports. // Auto Racing Stock car racing: Sterling Marlin won the Daytona 500 NASCAR Championship - Jeff Gordon CART racing - season championship won by Jacques Villeneuve Indianapolis 500 - Jacques Villeneuve. ... Events and trends The 1980s marked an abrupt shift towards more conservative lifestyles after the momentous cultural revolutions which took place in the 1960s and 1970s and the definition of the AIDS virus in 1981. ...


In 1993, Roby's financial difficulties led to him filing for bankruptcy, but he rebounded and later became marketing and development director for Backfield in Motion, a non-profit group mixing athletics and academics to help inner city boys. See also: 1992 in sports, other events of 1993, 1994 in sports and the list of years in sports. // Athletics February 11 - Irina Privalova sets a new womens 60m indoors world record August 13 - August 22 - World Championships held in Stuttgart Auto Racing Stock car racing: Dale Jarrett won... Notice of closure stuck on the door of a computer store the day after its parent company, Granville Technology Group Ltd, declared bankruptcy (strictly, administration - see text) in the UK. Bankruptcy is a legally declared inability or impairment of ability of an individual or organization to pay their creditors. ...


Reggie Roby helped popularize the now-standard two-step approach, and often wore a watch to gauge his hangtime.


On February 22, 2005, Reggie Roby was found at his Nashville, Tennessee home without a pulse by his wife, Melissa. The cause of death, to date, remains unannounced, but it is speculated that it was a heart attack. He left behind six children. February 22 is the 53rd day of every year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... See also: 2004 in sports, 2005 in baseball, other events of 2005, 2006 in sports, list of years in sports. // Athletics Mens 100 metres - Asafa Powell of Jamaica sets a new world record of 9. ... A myocardial infarction occurs when an atherosclerotic plaque slowly builds up in the inner lining of a coronary artery and then suddenly ruptures, totally occluding the artery and preventing blood flow downstream. ...


In the days after Roby's death, former Miami Dolphins head coach Don Shula praised Reggie Roby: "He was an outstanding punter for us and his booming kicks often helped us win the field position battle." Shula was the 1993 Sportsman of the Year Donald Francis Shula (born January 4, 1930 in Grand River, Ohio) is an American former professional football coach in the National Football League. ...


Arguably, one of Roby's few peers as an NFL punter was Ray Guy, the Oakland/Los Angeles Raiders legend. Like Roby, Guy was also a standout baseball player drafted as a pitcher — ironically by the Cincinnati Reds. In Guy's case, he was drafted twice by the Reds and also by the Kansas City Royals and the Atlanta Braves. Their careers overlapped for three seasons. Many pundits and fans believe that both Reggie Roby and Ray Guy are worthy of induction into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Legendary Raiders punter Ray Guy. ... City Oakland, California Team Colors Silver and Black Head Coach Norv Turner Fight song {{{song}}} Mascot {{{mascot}}} League/Conference affiliations American Football League (1960-1969) Western Division (1960-1969) National Football League (1970-present) American Football Conference (1970-present) AFC West (1970-present) Team history Oakland Raiders (1960-1981) Los... Major league affiliations American League (1969-present) Central Division (1994-present) West Division (1969-1993) Major league titles World Series titles (1) 1985 AL Pennants (2) 1985 â€¢ 1980 Central Division titles (0) None West Division titles (6) [1] 1985 â€¢ 1984 â€¢ 1980 â€¢ 1978 1977 â€¢ 1976 Wild card berths (0) None [1... Major league affiliations National League (1876-present) East Division (1994-present) West Division (1969-1993) Major league titles World Series titles (3) 1995 â€¢ 1957 â€¢ 1914 NL Pennants (17) 1999 â€¢ 1996 â€¢ 1995 â€¢ 1992 1991 â€¢ 1958 â€¢ 1957 â€¢ 1948 1914 â€¢ 1898 â€¢ 1897 â€¢ 1893 1892 â€¢ 1891 â€¢ 1883 â€¢ 1878 1877 East Division titles (11) 2005... The Pro Football Hall of Fame is technically the National Football Leagues Hall of Fame. ...


Reggie's cousin, Courtney Roby, is a wide receiver for the Tennessee Titans. Courtney Roby(Born:January 10,1983) is a wide receiver for the Tennessee Titans. ... Jerry Rice holds many career records for wide receivers in the National Football League. ... Conference AFC Division South Year Founded 1960 Home Field The Coliseum City Nashville, Tennessee Team Colors Navy, Titans Blue, Red, and Silver Head Coach Jeff Fisher League Championships (2) AFL Champions: 1960, 1961 Conference Championships (1) AFC: 1999 Division Championships (8) AFL East: 1960, 1961, 1962, 1967 AFC Central: 1991...


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Reggie Roby - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (585 words)
Roby, who was also a standout pitcher on the Waterloo East High School team was drafted by Major League Baseball's Cincinnati Reds.
Roby finished his 16 NFL seasons with 992 punts for 42,951 yards, with 298 punts in the 20 and 112 touchbacks.
Reggie's cousin, Courtney Roby, is a wide receiver for the Tennessee Titans.
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