Bobby Layne

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Birth Name: Robert Lawrence Layne

Occupation: Football Player

Place Of Birth: TX

Date Of Birth: December 19, 1926

Date Of Death: December 1, 1986

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: American

Bobby Layne was born on the 19th of December, 1926. He was best known for being a Football Player. Legendary NFL quarterback who was the first pick in the 1948 NFL Draft. He is best remembered for his time with the Detroit Lions from 1950 to 1958.

Bobby Layne was born in TX. He was one of the best quarterbacks in University of Texas history and was eventually enshrined in the College Football Hall of Fame. He became known for The Curse of Bobby Lane. The so-called curse began when he was traded to the Pittsburgh Steelers and declared that his former team, the Detroit Lions, wouldn’t win again for 50 years. The Lions went on to have the worst winning percentage in the NFL for the next five decades.

Bobby Layne was a Sagittarius and was born in the Silent Generation.

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Bobby Layne was born in 1920s. The 1920s represented an era of change and growth. The decade was one of learning and exploration. The economic boom and the Jazz Age were over, and America began the period called the Great Depression. Discover what happened on this day.

Robert Lawrence Layne is part of the Silent Generation, which followed after the G.I. Generation. As young adults during the McCarthy Era, many members of this generation felt it was dangerous to speak out. They were too young to see action in World War II and too old to participate in the fun of the Summer of Love.


Bobby’s Robert Lawrence Layne attended Texas.


Bobby Layne’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Bobby Layne’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Bobby Layne kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Bobby Layne was born in the Year of the Tiger.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Robert Lawrence Layne
RELIGION: Christian
AGE GENERATION: Silent Generation
BIRTH SIGN: Sagittarius



Zodiac Sign: Bobby Layne was a Sagittarius. People of this zodiac sign like freedom, travel, philosophy, being outdoors and dislike clingy people, constrained, off-the-wall theories. The strengths of this sign are being generous, idealistic, sense of humor, while weaknesses can be to promise more than can deliver, impatient and say anything no matter how undiplomatic. The greatest overall compatibility with Sagittarius is Gemini and Aries.

Chinese Zodiac: Bobby Layne was born in the Year of the Dragon. People born under this sign are thought to be brave and independent. They're respected for their deep thoughts and courageous actions, but sometimes show off when accomplishing something.

Ruling Planet: Bobby Layne had a ruling planet of Jupiter and has a ruling planet of Jupiter and by astrological associations Thursday is ruled by Jupiter. This planet represents abundance, prosperity and the principle of expansion. People who are born with Jupirer as the ruling planet are optimistic and have a big appetite for life.

Bobby Layne’s birth sign is Sagittarius and he had a ruling planet of Jupiter.

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