Robert Peter Roper
August 25, 1928
September 13, 2008
1944-45 Memorial High School - Campbell, OH (High School)
1948-49 John Carroll University (College)
1949-50 John Carroll University (College)
1950-51 Utica Pros (ABL)
Bob played football at Northwestern before transferring to John Carroll in 1948 where he would play football AND basketball. The 6'9 Roper was drafted by the Rochester Royals in the 3rd round of the 1950 draft, but spent the 1950-51 season with the Utica Pros.