Fearsome NFL Star Passes


It is with sadness we announce the passing of Conrad Dobler, a former professional American football player and one of the most fearsome offensive linemen of his era. Dobler passed away at the age of 72 on February 13, 2023.

Dobler was born in 1950 in Canton, Ohio, and was raised in the St. Louis area. He played college football at the University of Wyoming and was selected by the St. Louis Cardinals in the 1972 NFL draft. He played in the NFL for 12 seasons, from 1972 to 1983, and was known for his tenacity, toughness, and aggressive style of play. Dobler’s aggressive play earned him the nickname the NFL’s Dirtiest Player.

Dobler was a dominant force on the field, and his hard-hitting style made him one of the most feared offensive linemen of his era. He was a four-time Pro Bowler, and was named to the All-Pro team three times. He was also a member of the St. Louis Cardinals team that advanced to the NFC Championship game in 1974.

Off the field, Dobler was known for his fiery personality and his willingness to speak his mind. He was a charismatic figure who was highly respected by his teammates and fans, and he was widely regarded as one of the most entertaining and colorful players of his era.

After his playing career, Dobler continued to be involved in football, serving as a coach and commentator. He was widely regarded as one of the most knowledgeable and insightful analysts of the game, and was always willing to share his opinions and insights on the sport he loved.

Dobler will be remembered as one of the most dominant and charismatic players of his era, and as a true pioneer of the sport of football. He inspired countless young players to pursue their dreams, and his legacy will continue to be felt in the sport for years to come.

Rest in peace.