Robert "Bob" Simpson

Inducted in 1976

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Amateur Team: Windsor Rockets

Robert “Bob” Simpson was an excellent athlete who participated in the 1952 Olympic Games in Finland. His exceptional athletic ability allowed him to make a great contribution to Canadian Football.

       Bob Simpson was an all-star at several positions and played in the 1957 East/West game. During his career Simpson caught 274 passes for 6,034 yards and 65 touchdowns. He was Ottawa’s nominee for the Schenley Most Outstanding Canadian Award three times and was the runner-up in 1956. That same year he was also their nominee for the Most Outstanding Player Award.

       Bob simpson is a member of the Ottawa Sports Hall of Fame.


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Amateur Team: Windsor Rockets



Playing Career
Windsor Rockets
1949
Ottawa Rough Riders
1950 - 1962

Awards/Honours

—All-Eastern End
1951, 1956, 1959

—All-Eastern Flying Wing
1952, 1953

—All-Eastern Running Back
1957

—All-Eastern Defensive Back
1957, 1958

—Grey Cup Participation
1951, 1960

—Grey Cup Winning Teams
1951, 1960


Class of 1976
—John Barrow
—Wayne Harris
—Chester "Ches" McCance
—Robert "Bob" Simpson
—Harry C.F. Spring