Robert Conrad Khayat

Born: April 18, 1938

Hometown: Moss Point, MS

Year of Induction: 2000


College Career

Ole Miss (1957-1960)

• 3-year baseball letterman

• All-SEC baseball player (’59, ‘60)

• Tackle, guard, and place-kicker in football

• Led nation in scoring by a kicker (’58, ‘59)

• Academic All-American (’59)

• Academic All-SEC (’59)

• Colonel Rebel

• Ole Miss Student Hall of Fame

• Ole Miss Athletic Hall of Fame (’93)

• Ole Miss Team of the Century (’83-’92)

• Chancellor (’95-’09)


Professional Career

• Picked 6th by Cleveland Browns, traded to Washington Redskins

Washington Redskins

• Scored 204 points in 40 games

• Tied all-time Redskin record for most field goals in a single game (4 vs. Dallas Cowboys, 10-9-60)

•1961 Pro Bowl Selection

• NFL Alumni Career Achievement Award (’98)


Did You Know?

Despite enduring a series of surgical operations (beginning with an emergency appendectomy) Khayat completed his career with the Redskins as one of their top scorers, while simultaneously completing his law degree from Ole Miss.