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Bob Mahr

Sport:
Football (Inducted: 2010-11)

Bob Mahr

Another former football player, Mahr was a three-year starter at cornerback and safety for the Leopards who finished his career with 178 tackles. He set a school record and led the nation with 10 interceptions in 1981, a Lafayette single season record that still stands. He tallied 17 interceptions during his four-year career and served as co-captain his senior season.


Mahr was listed in Legends of Lehigh-Lafayette as part of the "All-Time Team" from 1954-94. He was a key part in the resurgence of the Lafayette football program in the 1980s and a member of two nationally ranked Leopard teams during his time on College Hill.

Following graduation, he earned a free agent tryout with the Pittsburgh Steelers and Montreal Concordes of the Canadian Football League (CFL).

Mahr currently works for Techni-Tool a distributor of specialty tools and test equipment, as a Business Unit Manager. Since graduation, he has been a volunteer coach for over 50 teams at every level from Recreation soccer up through College Football, including Special Olympics volleyball. Mahr is currently an assistant football coach at Westminster High School and the Founder of the Central Maryland Attitude Girl's AAU Basketball program. He is married to Vicki Minturn'83, and the couple has three daughters: Anna, Beth and Clare. They have resided in Finksburg, Md. for over 20 years.

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