Bill Kirchiro

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Bill Kirchiro
Date of birth June 29, 1940 (1940-06-29) (age 76)
Place of birth Bernardsville, New Jersey
Career information
Position(s) Offensive guard
Height 6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
Weight 235 lb (107 kg)
College Maryland
High school Bernards High School
NFL draft 1962 / Round: 7 / Pick: 90
Drafted by St. Louis Cardinals
Career history
As player
1962 Baltimore Colts
Career highlights and awards
  • 1961 All-ACC second-team
  • 1961 James Tatum Memorial Award
Career stats

William "Bill" John Kirchiro is a former American football player. Kirchiro was selected in the seventh round of the 1962 NFL Draft and played in the National Football League for one season.[1][2]

Kirchiro was born in 1940 in Bernardsville, New Jersey and attended Bernards High School. He attended college at the University of Maryland. There, he played football for the Maryland Terrapins as an offensive guard. In 1961, Kirchiro was named to the All-ACC second-team and received the James Tatum Memorial Award for the Maryland Terrapins' Lineman of the Year.[3][4]

Kirchiro was selected in the seventh round of the 1962 NFL Draft by the St. Louis Cardinals. He instead went to play for the Baltimore Colts. During his only season in the NFL, Kirchiro played in eight games and recovered one opponent fumble.[1][2]


  1. ^ a b Bill Kirchiro Past Stats, Database Football, retrieved 26 December 2008.
  2. ^ a b Bill Kirchiro Statistics, Pro Football Reference, retrieved 26 December 2008.
  3. ^ 2001 Maryland Terrapins Media Guide: All-Time Honors, CBS Sports, accessed 8 December 2008.
  4. ^ Past Recipients of the M Club Football Awards Archived August 21, 2008, at the Wayback Machine., The M Club, retrieved 26 December 2008.