Bobby Hebert is a famous American sportscaster and former American football quarterback. Bobby Hebert played professionally in the United States Football League (USFL) and National Football League (NFL).
Table of Biography
Bobby Hebert was born on August 19, 1960. His born name is Bobby Joseph Hebert Jr. He is 61 years old as of now and his sun sign is Leo. His birthplace is in Cut Off, Louisiana, USA. He also had a sister named Jill Hebert. His parents are Bobby Hevert Sr. and Paula Galliano. Moreover, he enrolled at South Lafourche High School and later attended Northwestern State University.
Career and Professional Life
Bobby played professionally in the United States Football League (USFL) and National Football League (NFL) from the year 1983 to 1996 for the Michigan Panthers, New Orleans Saints, Oakland Invaders, and Atlanta Falcons. He was nicknamed the “Cajun Cannon” and led the Panthers to the USFL championship in the league’s inaugural season.
Later, this player helped bring the Saints their first winning season and playoff appearance in franchise history. He was inducted into the New Orleans Saints Hall of Fame in the year 1999 and the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame in the year 2000. Currently, he hosts an afternoon radio show on WWL AM 870 and WWL-FM 105.3 in New Orleans.
Furthermore, he was among the greatest quarterbacks in the USFL’s short history. In the year 1983, he won the USFL championship. Bobby is the USFL’s all-time leader in passing yardage. This player earned his rookie position when the New Orleans Saints drafted BobbySaints in the year 1985.
Hebert served as a starting quarterback with John Fourcade as a backup. Moreover, for his efforts in the Saints over the Denver Broncos, he was named the Associated Press NFC Offensive Player of the week. In the year 1991, he was certified as the best start ever in the Saints for leading his team Saints. Bobby was called up for gracing the front cover of the October 7, 1991 Sports Illustrated.
This player was hired by the Atlanta Falcons and sent for the Pro Bowl that season. Likewise, he kept playing for the Atlanta Falcons and was again a hit in grabbing Starter’s title. Bobby took retirement from his playing career in 1996 with the Falcons.
Previously, he married Teresa in 1981. The duo got separated in the year 1986. As of now, Bobby is happily married to his wife, Joan. Moreover, he has four children from his first wife, Teresa, namely, Cammy Hebert, T-Bob (Bobby) Hebert, Ryan Hebert, and Beaux Hebert.
Bobby is 6 feet 4 inches or 1.93 m tall. Whereas, he has a weight of 98 kilos or 215 lb. He has grey hair and dark brown pair of eyes. Besides this, there is no further information regarding his body stats. Moreover, this player surely has a well-maintained and strong body physique.
Social Media and Net Worth
He is only active on Twitter under the username ‘@BobbyHebert3’. There, he has earned over 21.3K followers.
Bobby is a renowned personality in the football world. Therefore, he has earned most of his income as a USFL and NFL player. Later on, he mended his wholesome wealth after becoming a radio host. However, his net worth is around $6.5 million.