career summary for Notre Dame Fighting Irish Football: "Served in the U.S. Air Force after college. In 1953, he was the star fullback on the Eglin Air Force Base Eagles football team, which was the USAF's toop football team that year. "
Added trivia: "After earning letters at Notre Dame in both 1941 and '42, Bob McBride joined the army in the spring of 1943. As a member of the 106th infantry division McBride was captured by the Germans during the Battle of the Bulge. McBride served as a POW until the end of the war in Europe. When he was released McBride had gone... " from 212 pounds to 114 lbs. Mc Bride returned to ND, lettered in '46, then coached at Mt. Carmel high school before returning again to ND as an assistant in 1949. "View more