Robert William Paffrath[1] (July 3, 1918 – May 21, 2005) was a former professional American football halfback. He played for the Miami Seahawks and the Brooklyn Dodgers of the All-America Football Conference, for the Ottawa Rough Riders of the Interprovincial Rugby Football Union, and for the Edmonton Eskimos of the Western Interprovincial Football Union.[2] Paffrath also played one year in the Ontario Rugby Football Union with the Toronto Indians, where he was MVP.

Bob Paffrath
Born:(1918-07-03)July 3, 1918
Mankato, Minnesota
Died:May 21, 2005(2005-05-21) (aged 86)
Beaverton, Oregon
Career information
CFL statusInternational
Height5 ft 8 in (173 cm)
Weight190 lb (86 kg)
NFL draft1941 / Round: 3 / Pick: 21
Drafted byGreen Bay Packers
Career history
As player
1946Miami Seahawks
1946Brooklyn Dodgers
1946Ottawa Rough Riders
1947Toronto Indians
19481949Ottawa Rough Riders
19501952Edmonton Eskimos
Career highlights and awards
CFL All-Star1947, 1948, 1949, 1950, 1951
Awards1947 - Imperial Oil Trophy


  1. ^ "Bob Paffrath". Retrieved 2011-08-20.
  2. ^ "Bob Paffrath". National Football League. Retrieved 2011-08-20.