Bob Waterfield

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

Bob Waterfield played from 1945 to 1952 during his career with the Cleveland Rams and Los Angeles Rams. 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.

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Year Team Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Rating
1945NFL Cleveland Rams1718952.016099.4148.2179.984 72.4
1946NFL Los Angeles Rams25112750.617477.0176.8176.857 67.6
1947NFL Los Angeles Rams2219643.412105.583.6188.145 39.2
1948NFL Los Angeles Rams1808748.313547.5147.81810.080 60.0
1949NFL Los Angeles Rams29615452.021687.3175.7248.171 61.3
1950NFL Los Angeles Rams21312257.315407.2115.2136.172 71.7
1951NFL Los Angeles Rams1768850.015668.9137.4105.791 81.8
1952NFL Los Angeles Rams1095146.86556.032.81110.163 35.7


Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1945NFL Cleveland Rams18181.016 5
1946NFL Los Angeles Rams16-60-3.81
1947NFL Los Angeles Rams362.01
1948NFL Los Angeles Rams7121.710 0
1949NFL Los Angeles Rams5-4-0.81
1950NFL Los Angeles Rams8141.813 1
1951NFL Los Angeles Rams9495.425 3
1952NFL Los Angeles Rams9-14-1.619 1
Totals75210.325 13


Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1947NFL Los Angeles Rams2147.018 0
1952NFL Los Angeles Rams155.00
Totals3196.318 0


Year Team X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
1945NFL Cleveland Rams343191.23133.334
1946NFL Los Angeles Rams3737100.09666.755
1947NFL Los Angeles Rams302790.016743.848
1948NFL Los Angeles Rams443886.411654.556
1949NFL Los Angeles Rams454395.616956.270
1950NFL Los Angeles Rams585493.114750.075
1951NFL Los Angeles Rams434195.3231356.580
1952NFL Los Angeles Rams454497.8181161.177


Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long
1945NFL Cleveland Rams39158540.668
1946NFL Los Angeles Rams39174344.765
1947NFL Los Angeles Rams59250042.486
1948NFL Los Angeles Rams43183342.688
1949NFL Los Angeles Rams49217744.461
1950NFL Los Angeles Rams52208740.161
1951NFL Los Angeles Rams416641.552
1952NFL Los Angeles Rams30127642.559

Punt Returns:

Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1945NFL Cleveland Rams23417.018 0
1946NFL Los Angeles Rams11212.012 0
1947NFL Los Angeles Rams122.00
Totals44812.018 0


Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1945NFL Cleveland Rams69215.329 0
1946NFL Los Angeles Rams57214.428 0
1947NFL Los Angeles Rams55611.235 0
1948NFL Los Angeles Rams482.00
Totals2022811.435 0

Defense and Fumbles:

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Year Team Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
1945NFL Cleveland Rams5000131064
1946NFL Los Angeles Rams1000637061
1947NFL Los Angeles Rams10000727054
1948NFL Los Angeles Rams000638056
1949NFL Los Angeles Rams10943076
1950NFL Los Angeles Rams10754081
1951NFL Los Angeles Rams301341098
1952NFL Los Angeles Rams1001144083

Playing Career:

Year League Team GP GS
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)


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