Inductee Details

Layne, Bobby

Highland Park
1941-43

Layne re-wrote the record books in high school, college and professional football as a passing quarterback. A sensation at Highland Park, where he played with Doak Walker, Layne went on to more fame at the University of Texas, then played 15 years of pro football, playing for Chicago, New York, Detroit and Pittsburg. Known mostly for his passing-he three more than 17 miles in college and pro ranks-he was also a standout runner and kicker.