Billy Stone (American football)

Billy Stone

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Stone on a 1952 Bowman football card
No. 82, 5, 45
Position: HB / DB
Personal information
Date of birth: (1925-10-25)October 25, 1925
Place of birth: Peoria, Illinois
Date of death: May 16, 2004(2004-05-16) (aged 78)
Career information
College: Bradley
NFL Draft: 1949 / Round: 12 / Pick: 120
(By the Arizona Cardinals)
Supplemental draft: 1951 / Round: 1 / Pick: 10
(By the Chicago Bears)
Career history
Career NFL statistics
Rushing attempts-yards: 296–1112
Receptions-yards: 143–2319
Touchdowns: 31
Player stats at

William John Stone (October 25, 1925 – May 16, 2004) was a professional American football halfback and defensive back in the All-America Football Conference and the National Football League. He attended Bradley University. He was drafted by the Chicago Cardinals in the 12th round of the 1949 NFL Draft.[1] He was also drafted by the Chicago Bears in the first round of the 1951 NFL Draft after the Baltimore Colts folded.[2]


  1. "Billy Stone". Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved September 17, 2014.
  2. "Pro Football Draft History: 1951". Retrieved September 17, 2014.

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