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Bobby Hebert Sr., the father of former New Orleans Saints and Atlanta Falcons quarterback Bobby Hebert Jr., died Friday night at the age of 81, per Dave Cohen of WWL Radio.
Hebert Sr.'s grandson, T-Bob Hebert, also revealed the news on Twitter:
Per Fox 8 WVUE-TV in New Orleans, Hebert Sr. had previously tested positive for COVID-19.
Hebert Jr., who is a WWL Radio host, spoke with the station Saturday and expressed what his father meant to him.
"My Dad was the reason I made it in the NFL.