Bob Ford

Football Coach

Birthday September 10, 1937

Birth Sign Virgo

Birthplace Massachusetts

Age 86 years old

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Best known for his time at the University of Albany, where he was the football coach from 1970 to 2013, compiling a record of 256-169.

Before Fame

He was a quarterback at Springfield College during his playing days.


In addition to coaching Albany's football team for 43 years, he was also the lacrosse coach and the athletic director for periods during the 1970s.

Family Life

He married Donna Ford in 1964.

Associated With

He and Joe Paterno both embodied the definitions of loyalty and consistency, leading one football program to success for nearly a half-century.