John "Kayo" Dottley

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John "Kayo" Dottley
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Dottley on a 1953 Bowman football card
No. 34
Position: Fullback
Personal information
Date of birth: (1928-08-25) August 25, 1928 (age 87)
Place of birth: Birmingham, Alabama
Career information
College: Mississippi
NFL draft: 1950 / Round: 2 / Pick: 24
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Rushing
attempts-yards:
250-1122
Receptions-yards: 28-359
Touchdowns: 9
Player stats at NFL.com
Player stats at PFR

John Albert "Kayo" Dottley (born August 25, 1928) is a former American football fullback in the National Football League who played for the Chicago Bears.

Dottley played high school football in McGehee, Arkansas. At Ole Miss, Dottley was the first running back in the school's history to record back-to-back 1,000-yard seasons in 1949-1950.[1] He also holds the single season rushing record of 1312 yards in 1949.[2]

Honors[edit]

  • First team All-America selection (1949)[3]
  • Pro Bowl selection (1951)
  • Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame (1971)[4]
  • Ole Miss Sports Hall of Fame (1987)[5]
  • Ole Miss Team of the Century (1893–1992)[6]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "BenJarvus Green-Ellis". olemisssports.com. December 31, 1999. Retrieved 2009-04-01. [dead link]
  2. ^ "HISTORY & RECORDS - INDIVIDUAL RECORDS" (PDF). olemisssports.com. Retrieved 2009-04-01. [dead link]
  3. ^ "All-Americans" (PDF). 2006 Ole Miss Football Media Guide. nmnathletics.com. Retrieved 2009-04-01. 
  4. ^ "Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame Inductees". msfame.com. Retrieved 2009-04-01. 
  5. ^ "Ole Miss Athletics Hall of Fame (Year Inducted)". University of Mississippi. January 30, 2008. Retrieved 2009-04-01. [dead link]
  6. ^ "All-Americans" (PDF). 2006 Ole Miss Football Media Guide. nmnathletics.com. Retrieved 2009-04-01.