Bob Kalsu

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Birthday
3, 1945
Birthplace
Oklahoma
Death Date
Jul 21, 1970 (25)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
3, 1945
Birthplace
Oklahoma
Death Date
Jul 21, 1970 (25)

About

Football starting guard for the Buffalo Bills who died a hero's death in South Vietnam.

Before Fame

He was the Buffalo Bills' starting guard during his first and only NFL season in 1968 and earned his team's rookie-of-the-year honor.

Trivia

He entered the U.S. Army as a Second Lieutenant and was sent to Vietnam in 1969. He was stationed on a remote hill when he was struck and killed by enemy mortar in July of 1970.

Family Life

His wife, Jan, gave birth to the couple's second child just hours before she learned of her husband's death.

Associated With

He and fellow rookie football player, Pat Tillman, were both killed while serving their country.