NEW ORLEANS, La. (WVUE) -Bobby Hebert Sr., father of former New Orleans Saints quarterback Bobby Hebert, died Saturday, according to his grandson T-Bob Hebert.
Hebert Sr. had tested positive for COVID-19.
Hebert Jr. spoke to WWL Radio Friday saying, “My Dad was the reason I made it in the NFL. He was a champion, a strong, good man. He was tough as they come. And he loved football...loved the Saints...and especially loved LSU. My Dad was a Fighting Tiger at heart. The only thing he loved more than going to games was being with family, and if he could have both - even better. My Mom, Paula, was the love of his life. And nothing and nobody mattered more than his kids, grandkids and great grand-kids. We miss him already....dearly."
He was 81-years-old.