Billy Wells (American football)
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|Date of birth:||December 7, 1931|
|Place of birth:||Menominee, Michigan|
|Date of death:||December 25, 2001(aged 70)|
|Place of death:||Altadena, California|
|NFL draft:||1954 / Round: 5 / Pick: 55|
|Career highlights and awards|
Career NFL statistics
|Stats at NFL.com|
William Prescott Wells (December 7, 1931 – December 25, 2001) was an American football halfback who played in the National Football League (NFL) for the Washington Redskins, Pittsburgh Steelers, and the Philadelphia Eagles. He also played in the American Football League (AFL) for the Boston Patriots. Wells played college football at Michigan State University and was drafted in the fifth round of the 1954 NFL Draft.
Wells later moved to Southern California. He formed a Dixieland band called Billy and his Bachelors. He also acted in a few television shows including Manhunt and Alfred Hitchcock Presents. Wells died in December 2001.
- WHERE ARE YOU NOW? Billy Wells. Green Bay Press Gazette, Sunday September 10, 1978
- Wells remembered for 1954 Rose Bowl. Associated Press. Tuesday, January 1, 2002
- Career statistics and player information from Pro-Football-Reference • Databasefootball.com
- Billy Wells at the Internet Movie Database