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Former NFL player, assistant Bob Mischak passes away at age 81

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Bob Mischak, who played seven NFL seasons, earned Pro Bowl honors as a member of the New York Titans and served as a Raiders assistant in the 1970s and 1980s, passed away on Thursday at age 81, the Raiders said today.

Mischak played guard and tight end in his NFL career, making the Pro Bowl in 1961 and 1962 with the Titans (now the Jets), according to Pro Football Reference. In addition to playing for the Titans (1960-1962) and Giants (1958), he played three seasons for the Raiders (1963-65).

Mischak was an assistant with the Raiders for 16 seasons (1973-1987, 1994), coaching tight ends. He played collegiately at Army and also coached at the school.

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5 Responses to “Former NFL player, assistant Bob Mischak passes away at age 81”
  1. raiderapologist says: Jun 26, 2014 9:29 PM

    Bob’s helmet looked nothing like the one in that stock photo. RIP.

  2. chinahand11 says: Jun 26, 2014 9:52 PM

    Sounds like a football name, huh? Bob Mischak. A tough no-foolies guy. In your face.

    RIP Bob.

  3. bornahawker says: Jun 26, 2014 9:58 PM

    Great guy, great life. RIP sir.

  4. Mike Wilkening says: Jun 26, 2014 11:24 PM

    The age has been corrected. Thank you for pointing it out. I regret the error. Thanks again.

  5. raiderspy1 says: Jun 27, 2014 6:10 AM

    The Army for the Oakland Raiders is growing in Heaven today. Another of their soldiers has past and the silver and black shines alittle dimmer here on earth. Al is gathering the troops. Glory be to god.

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