Cappadona also enjoyed a three year professional football career with the Boston Patriots and Buffalo Bills. Cappadona was a stand out star at Watertown High School as well. During his time at Northeastern Cappadona helped lead Northeastern to their first undefeated season in 1963, a season in which Northeastern was invited to the first and only bowl game, the Eastern Bowl.
Cappadona still finds himself near the top of many of the records for Northeastern football.
Cappadona played with both the Boston Patriots and the Buffalo Bills during its time as the American Federation of Labor-Congress.
Bob Cappadona currently owns and operates a very successful insurance agency located in Watertown. Cappadona Insurance was established in 1972.