Kayo Dottley

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Kayo Dottley
refer to caption
Dottley on a 1953 Bowman football card
No. 34
Position:Fullback
Personal information
Born:(1928-08-25)August 25, 1928
Birmingham, Alabama
Died:November 17, 2018(2018-11-17) (aged 90)
Vicksburg, Mississippi
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 (August 25, 1928 – November 17, 2018)[1] was an American football fullback in the National Football League who played for the Chicago Bears.

Biography[edit]

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.[2] He also holds the single season rushing record of 1312 yards in 1949.[3]

Honors[edit]

  • First team All-America selection (1949)[4]
  • Pro Bowl selection (1951)
  • Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame (1971)[5]
  • Ole Miss Sports Hall of Fame (1987)[6]
  • Ole Miss Team of the Century (1893–1992)[7]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Services Set For Ole Miss Legend John 'Kayo' Dottley". OMSpirit.com. Retrieved 19 November 2018.
  2. ^ "BenJarvus Green-Ellis". olemisssports.com. December 31, 1999. Retrieved 2009-04-01.[dead link]
  3. ^ "HISTORY & RECORDS - INDIVIDUAL RECORDS". olemisssports.com. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2009-01-05. Retrieved 2009-04-01.
  4. ^ "All-Americans" (PDF). 2006 Ole Miss Football Media Guide. nmnathletics.com. Retrieved 2009-04-01.[permanent dead link]
  5. ^ "Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame Inductees". msfame.com. Archived from the original on 2008-05-13. Retrieved 2009-04-01.
  6. ^ "Ole Miss Athletics Hall of Fame (Year Inducted)". University of Mississippi. January 30, 2008. Retrieved 2009-04-01.[dead link]
  7. ^ "All-Americans" (PDF). 2006 Ole Miss Football Media Guide. nmnathletics.com. Retrieved 2009-04-01.[permanent dead link]