Bill Willis

Middle Guard

Bill Willis

8 seasons
99 career games played
7 All-League
3 NFL Pro Bowls

8

seasons

99

career games played

7

All-League

3

NFL Pro Bowls
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"The split second the ball moved, I charged and I always came at a different angle…I could unleash a pretty good forearm block and a rather devastating tackle too.”

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(Ohio State)...6'2'', 213...

William Karnet Willis ... All-American tackle at Ohio State ... Played two ways, but excelled as defensive middle guard ... Lightning quickness his constant trademark that earned him job in first pro scrimmage ... Touchdown-saving tackle against Giants preserved Browns' 1950 NFL title drive ... All-AAFC three years ... All-NFL, 1950-1953 ... In three NFL Pro Bowls ... Born October 5, 1921, in Columbus, Ohio ... Died November 27, 2007, at age of 86.