Willie Wood

Safety

Willie Wood

12 seasons
48 career interceptions
699 return yards
8 Pro Bowls
6 All-NFL

12

seasons

48

career interceptions

699

return yards

8

Pro Bowls

6

All-NFL
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"Determination probably was my trademark. I was talented but so were a lot of people. I’d like people to tell you I was the toughest guy they ever played against.”

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(Southern California)...5'10'', 190...William Vernell Wood. . .Signed as free agent, 1960. . .Soon developed into premier free safety. . .Played in six NFL championships, Super Bowls I, II, eight Pro Bowls. . .All-NFL six times. . .50-yard interception return key play in Super Bowl I. . . Career record: 48 interceptions, 699 yards, 2 TDs; 187 punt returns, 1,391 yards, 2 TDs. . .Led NFL in punt returns (1961), interceptions (1962). . .Born December 23, 1936, in Washington, D.C.