Bill Munson

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Bill Munson
Date of birth (1941-08-11)August 11, 1941
Place of birth Sacramento, California
Date of death July 10, 2000(2000-07-10) (aged 58)
Place of death Lodi, California
Career information


Jersey # 19
College Utah State
NFL draft 1964 / Round: 1 / Pick: 7
Career history
As player
1964-1967 Los Angeles Rams
1968-1975 Detroit Lions
1976 Seattle Seahawks
1977 San Diego Chargers
1978-1979 Buffalo Bills
Career stats

William Alan Munson (August 11, 1941 - July 10, 2000) was a professional American football quarterback who played in 16 NFL seasons from 1964 through 1979 for five different teams. He was 6'2" and weighed 203 lbs. He was best known for his years as a starter for the Detroit Lions in the mid-1970s.

While with the Los Angeles Rams in 1965, he and several of his teammates played cameo roles as football players in the Perry Mason episode, "The Case of the 12th Wildcat."

On July 10, 2000, Munson was found drowned in his swimming pool.

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