Buddy Aydelette

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Buddy Aydelette
No. 62, 72
Position: Guard
Personal information
Born: (1956-08-19) August 19, 1956 (age 61)
Mobile, Alabama
Height: 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Weight: 256 lb (116 kg)
Career information
High school: Mobile (AL) Murphy
College: Alabama
NFL Draft: 1980 / Round: 7 / Pick: 169
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Games (NFL): 21
Games started (NFL): 5
Fumbles recovered (NFL): 1
Player stats at NFL.com
Player stats at PFR

William Leslie "Buddy" Aydelette (born August 19, 1956) is a former American football guard. He began his career with the Green Bay Packers of the NFL. He was drafted by the Packers in the 7th round (169th overall) of the 1980 NFL Draft. He would go on to become noteworthy for being the most decorated guard in the history of the rival USFL. Over the 3 seasons, Aydelette started for the Birmingham Stallions, he would make every USFL All-League team and every TSN USFL All-Star Team.

In 1983, the Stallions offense led the league in rushing. In 1984, the Stallions would again lead the league in rushing averaging 184 yards rushing per game and QB Cliff Stoudt would finish with a 101.6 QB rating, good for 3rd in the league. They would end the season as the league's #2 offense, behind the run and shoot offense of Jim Kelly's Houston Gamblers. The 1985 team would finish 3rd in the league in offense behind the Gamblers and Bobby Hebert's Oakland Invaders team.

After the USFL folded, Aydelette finished his football career with one final season in the NFL with the Pittsburgh Steelers

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