Bobby Garner was a member of the 1970 CIAA Championship Basketball team, as well as a member of the 1971 CIAA Football Championship team. Garner was named Outstanding Player of the Week once during the 1971 season. He was named to the All-Tournament team (Basketball) in 1972. Garner was a 17th round pick of the New Orleans Saints in the 1973 NFL Draft. He was also named one of the Outstanding College Athletes of America in 1973 for his football acumen.