Stan Powell

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For the rugby union and rugby league footballer of the 1930s, '40s and '50s for Cilfynydd RFC (RU), Wales (RL), Lancashire, St. Helens, Belle Vue Rangers, and Warrington, see Stanley Powell.
Stan "Wrinkle Meat" Powell
No. 9
Position: Guard
Personal information
Date of birth: (1889-02-11)February 11, 1889
Place of birth: Cherokee, North Carolina
Date of death: October 14, 1957(1957-10-14) (aged 68)
Place of death: Cherokee, North Carolina
Height: 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Weight: 185 lb (84 kg)
Career information
College: Carlisle Indian, Haskell Indian
Career history
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at
Player stats at PFR

Stancil Powell aka Wrinkle Meat (February 11, 1889 - October 14, 1957) was a professional football player who played in the National Football League during the 1923 season. That season he joined the NFL's Oorang Indians. The Indians were a team based in LaRue, Ohio, composed only of Native Americans, and coached by Jim Thorpe. Powell was a member of the Cherokees.[1]


  • Whitman, Robert L. (1984). Jim Thorpe and the Oorang Indians: The N.F.L.'s Most Colorful Franchise. [Mount Gilead, OH]: Marion County Historical Society. OCLC 717439558. 
  • Uniform Numbers of the NFL