Andy Robustelli

Andy Robustelli

Andrew Richard 'Andy' Robustelli (December 6, 1925-May 31, 2011) was an American football defensive end in the National Football League for the Los Angeles Rams and the New York Giants.

About Andy Robustelli

Andrew Richard 'Andy' Robustelli (December 6, 1925--May 31, 2011) was an American football defensive end in the National Football League for the Los Angeles Rams and the New York Giants. He played college football at Arnold College and was drafted in the nineteenth round of the 1951 NFL Draft. Robustelli was a seven-time First-team All-pro selection and was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1971. Robustelli was born on December 6, 1925 in Stamford, Connecticut, to Lucien Robustelli, an Italian-American and his wife Catherine Robustelli. He attended Stamford High School, where he excelled in football and baseball. At age 18, he enlisted in the United States Navy and served on the USS William C. Cole in the Pacific Theater. After the war, he attended Arnold College, in Milford, Connecticut, where he played both football and baseball. After college, he was drafted in the NFL by the Los Angeles Rams in the nineteenth round of the 1951 NFL Draft.

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