Bobby Crespino

College Career

Ole Miss (1958-1960)

• Most Valuable Player, Outstanding Back for Senior Bowl South Team (’61)

• Set Senior Bowl receiving record (9 catches, 214 yards)

• SEC Team of the Decade (’59)

• FWAA National Champions, SEC Champions (’60)

• College All-Star Game (’61)

• Coaches Association All-America Bowl (’61)


Pro Football Career

Cleveland Browns (1961-1963)

• First round draft choice

New York Giants (1964-1968)

• Served as Giants’ player representative to the NFL Players Association


Did You Know?

In his senior year at Greenville High School, Bobby Crespino starred in football, basketball, baseball, and track. In football he was Greenville’s leading scorer and ground gainer, earning All-State honors and a spot on the Wiseman All-American team. He went on the be elected captain of the North team for the Mississippi High School All-Star Game. He was also All-State in basketball, and — in the first year he ever competed in track — won the state titles in the 100, 220, and 440.