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Medal record
Men's Athletics
Competitor for the  United States
Olympic Games
Silver 1960 Rome Long jump
Pan American Games
Gold 1959 Chicago Long jump
Bo Roberson
Date of birth July 23, 1935
Place of birth Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Date of death April 19, 2001 (aged 65)
Place of death Pasadena, California
Position(s) Wide receiver
College Cornell
Jersey Number 40
Career highlights
AFL All-Star 1965
Stats
Statistics
Teams
1961
1962-1965
1965
1966
San Diego Chargers
Oakland Raiders
Buffalo Bills
Miami Dolphins

Irvin ("Bo") Roberson (July 23, 1935 – April 19, 2001) was an American track and field athlete and football player.

At Cornell University he excelled in basketball, football and track and field. At the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome, Italy he won the silver medal in the long jump, a centimeter short of the 8.12 m gold medal jump by Ralph Boston.

After the Olympics, Roberson had a seven year Pro Football career as a wide receiver in the American Football League.

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