Billy Campfield

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Billy Campfield
No. 37
Position: Running back
Personal information
Date of birth: (1956-08-20) August 20, 1956 (age 60)
Place of birth: Las Vegas, Nevada
Height: 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Weight: 200 lb (91 kg)
Career information
College: Kansas
NFL Draft: 1978 / Round: 11 / Pick: 288
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at NFL.com
Player stats at PFR

William "Billy" Campfield (born August 20, 1956, in Las Vegas, Nevada) is a former American football running back in the National Football League for the Philadelphia Eagles and the New York Giants. He played in Super Bowl XV in 1981. He played college football at the University of Kansas and was drafted in the eleventh round of the 1978 NFL Draft.

Early years[edit]

Campfield graduated from Derby High School in Derby, Kansas, in 1974.

Professional career[edit]

Philadelphia Eagles[edit]

Campfield was drafted by the Philadelphia Eagles in the eleventh round of the 1978 NFL Draft. He was waived on August 22, 1983.[1]

New York Giants[edit]

Campfield was claimed off waivers by the New York Giants, and he was released a week later on August 29, 1983.[2]

San Antonio Gunslingers[edit]

Campfield signed a one-year contract with the San Antonio Gunslingers, and one week later, on March 6, 1984, announced his retirement.[3]

Arizona Outlaws[edit]

Campfield came out of retirement and signed with the Arizona Outlaws on February 12, 1985.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Campfield is cut by Philadelphia". Lawrence Journal-World. August 23, 1983. Retrieved 2010-03-30. 
  2. ^ "Back surgery for Spagnola; Eagles cut 10". Reading Eagle. August 30, 1983. Retrieved 2010-03-30. 
  3. ^ "Armed with package, Schaefer seeks meeting with Colts' Irsay". Reading Eagle. March 9, 1984. Retrieved 2010-03-30. 
  4. ^ "Outlaws Sign Campfield". Ocala Star-Banner. February 15, 1985. Retrieved 2010-03-30.