Robert Babich (born May 5, 1947 in Youngstown, Ohio) is a former American football linebacker who played nine seasons in the National Football League with the San Diego Chargers and the Cleveland Browns. He was elected to the College Football Hall of Fame in 1994.
Bob Babich played high school football for Campbell (Ohio) Memorial. He was a first-team All-America linebacker for the Miami University Redskins. He graduated in 1969. He was voted the "Most Valuable Player" award twice by his teammates and selected as Miami's "Athlete of the Year" for the 1968-69 academic year. A two-time unanimous all-Mid-American Conference linebacker, he was also voted the "Defensive Player of the Year" in the MAC as he captained the 1968 team. Babich was selected First-Team All-America by the Football Coaches Association, The Sporting News and Time Magazine. He played in the American, North-South and Senior Bowls. A first-round draft choice of the San Diego Chargers. He also participated in the College All-Star Game in Chicago in 1969. After playing three years with San Diego, Babich was traded to the Cleveland Browns in 1975 and played for six seasons.