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Bob Waterfield

Robert Stanton Waterfield
Born: July 26, 1920
Elmira, NY
Deceased: March 25, 1983
Burbank , CA
High School: Van Nuys (Los Angeles, CA)
Position(s): QB
Height: 6'1" Weight: 200
College: UCLA
Career: 1945-1952
Drafted: 1944 in Round 5, #42 overall by the Cleveland Rams
Pro Football Hall of Fame Class of 1965

Bob Waterfield played from 1945 to 1952 with the Cleveland Rams and Los Angeles Rams. He was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1965. Waterfield threw for 11,849 yards in his career, completing 814 of 1,617 passes with 97 touchdowns and 128 interceptions. He also ran for 21 yards in 75 attempts with 13 rushing touchdowns.


YearTeamAttCompComp %YdsYds/AttTDsTD %IntsInt %LongSackedYds LostRating
1945NFL Cleveland1718952.016099.4148.2179.984 105.8
1946NFL Los Angeles25112750.617477.0176.8176.857 95.8
1947NFL Los Angeles2219643.412105.583.6188.145 89.6
1948NFL Los Angeles1808748.313547.5147.81810.080 97.9
1949NFL Los Angeles29615452.021687.3175.7248.171 97.1
1950NFL Los Angeles21312257.315407.2115.2136.172 96.7
1951NFL Los Angeles1768850.015668.9137.4105.791 103.8
1952NFL Los Angeles1095146.86556.032.81110.163 91.7
Totals161781450.3118497.3976.01287.991 00


1945NFL Cleveland18181.016 5
1946NFL Los Angeles16-60-3.81
1947NFL Los Angeles362.01
1948NFL Los Angeles7121.710 0
1949NFL Los Angeles5-4-0.81
1950NFL Los Angeles8141.813 1
1951NFL Los Angeles9495.425 3
1952NFL Los Angeles9-14-1.619 1
Totals75210.325 13


1947NFL Los Angeles2147.018 0
1952NFL Los Angeles155.00
Totals3196.318 0


YearTeamX/CAX/CMX/CP %FGAFGMFG %SinglePts.KOYds.Avg.LongSingle
1945NFL Cleveland343191.23133.30.0
1946NFL Los Angeles3737100.09666.70.0
1947NFL Los Angeles302790.016743.80.0
1948NFL Los Angeles443886.411654.50.0
1949NFL Los Angeles454395.616956.30.0
1950NFL Los Angeles585493.114750.00.0
1951NFL Los Angeles434195.3231356.50.0
1952NFL Los Angeles454497.8181161.10.0


1945NFL Cleveland39158540.668
1946NFL Los Angeles39174344.765
1947NFL Los Angeles59250042.486
1948NFL Los Angeles43183342.688
1949NFL Los Angeles49217744.461
1950NFL Los Angeles52208740.161
1951NFL Los Angeles416641.552
1952NFL Los Angeles30127642.559

Punt Returns:

1945NFL Cleveland23417.018 0
1946NFL Los Angeles11212.012 0
1947NFL Los Angeles122.00
Totals44812.018 0


1945NFL Cleveland69215.329 0
1946NFL Los Angeles57214.428 0
1947NFL Los Angeles55611.235 0
1948NFL Los Angeles482.00
Totals2022811.435 0

Defense and Fumbles:

YearTeamTackleSoloAssistDefSTTFLTFL YdsBrupQBHFumF RecF Rec YdsFR TDFFK Blk
1945NFL Cleveland094-20
1946NFL Los Angeles06300
1947NFL Los Angeles024-30
1948NFL Los Angeles05400
1949NFL Los Angeles4300
1950NFL Los Angeles4100
1951NFL Los Angeles2100
1952NFL Los Angeles4300

Total Scoring:

YearTeamRushRecPuntKickMFG RIntFumOtherFGX/CSingle2 PtSafPoints
1945NFL Cleveland5000131064
1946NFL Los Angeles1000637061
1947NFL Los Angeles10000727054
1948NFL Los Angeles000638056
1949NFL Los Angeles10943076
1950NFL Los Angeles10754081
1951NFL Los Angeles301341098
1952NFL Los Angeles1001144083

Playing Career:

1945NFLCleveland Rams104
1946NFLLos Angeles Rams114
1947NFLLos Angeles Rams128
1948NFLLos Angeles Rams118
1949NFLLos Angeles Rams1211
1950NFLLos Angeles Rams126
1951NFLLos Angeles Rams1110
1952NFLLos Angeles Rams126


- Pro Football Hall of Fame team All-1940s Team
1945 - Joe F. Carr Trophy (MVP)


1945 - Associated Press All-NFL (1st Team)
1945 - United Press International All-NFL (1st Team)
1945 - Pro Football Illustrated All-NFL (1st Team)
1945 - New York Daily News All-NFL (1st Team)
1945 - International News Service All-NFL (2nd Team)
1945 - Chicago Herald American All-NFL (1st Team)
1946 - United Press International All-NFL (1st Team)
1946 - Associated Press All-NFL (1st Team)
1946 - Pro Football Illustrated All-NFL (2nd Team)
1946 - New York Daily News All-NFL (2nd Team)
1949 - Associated Press All-NFL (1st Team)
1949 - United Press International All-NFL (1st Team)
1950 - Associated Press All-NFL (2nd Team)
1951 - New York Daily News All-NFL (2nd Team)
1951 - United Press International All-NFL (2nd Team)