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 Powell
aka Wrinkle Meat
Born 1891
Died October 14, 1957
Jackson County, North Carolina
Height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Weight 185 pounds (84 kg)
Position(s) Guard
College Carlisle Indian School
Haskell University
Jersey #(s) 9
1923 Oorang Indians

Stancil Powell aka Wrinkle Meat 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