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Hastings great Bob McNamara dies

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Hastings native Bob McNamara has passed away. He was 82 years old.

McNamara was a standout football player at Hastings High School and went on to play for the University of Minnesota. He was their MVP in 1954.

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McNamara was drafted by the Cleveland Browns, played in the CFL, and then played with the Denver Broncos of the AFL. 

He then became a tireless booster for the University of Minnesota, raising countless dollars to support the university and its athletics.

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