Roy Hilton

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Roy Hilton
No. 85, 78
Born:(1943-03-23)March 23, 1943
Hazlehurst, Mississippi, US
Died:January 6, 2019(2019-01-06) (aged 75)
Towson, Maryland, U.S.
Career information
Position(s)Defensive end
CollegeJackson State
AFL draft1965 / Round: 8 / Pick: 59
Drafted byHouston Oilers[1]
NFL draft1965 / Round: 15 / Pick: 210
Career history
As player
19651973Baltimore Colts
1974New York Giants
1975Atlanta Falcons
Career highlights and awards
Career stats
INT yards13
Fumble recoveries7
Games started58

Roy Lee Hilton (March 23, 1943 – January 6, 2019) was an American football defensive end in the National Football League from 1965 through 1975.

Early life[edit]

During that span he appeared in Super Bowl III and Super Bowl V for the Baltimore Colts. He played college football at Jackson State University. Hilton died in 2019 at the age of 75; he had dementia in his later years.[2]


  1. ^ "1965 AFL Draft". Archived from the original on February 25, 2017. Retrieved March 23, 2017.
  2. ^ [1]