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Bill Austin

William Lee Austin

Position: G-T
Height: 6-1    Weight: 223 lbs.

Born: October 18, 1928 in San Pedro, CA
Died: May 24, 2013 in Las Vegas, NV
High School: Woodburn
College: Oregon St.   (school history)
Drafted by the New York Giants in the 13th round (126th overall) of the 1949 NFL Draft.
1-time Pro Bowler (fine print)

Playing Record

Coaching Results

Year Age Tm Lg G W L T W-L% G plyf W plyf L plyf W-L% Rank Notes
1966 38 Pittsburgh Steelers NFL 14 5 8 1 .385 6
1967 39 Pittsburgh Steelers NFL 14 4 9 1 .308 4
1968 40 Pittsburgh Steelers NFL 14 2 11 1 .154 4
1970 42 Washington Redskins NFL 14 6 8 0 .429 4
4 yrs 56 17 36 3 .321 0 0 0 4.5
3 yrs PIT 42 11 28 3 .282 0 0 0 4.7
1 yr WAS 14 6 8 0 .429 0 0 0 4.0

Games over .500: -19
Super Bowl Wins: 0
Overall Championships: 0
Conference Championships: 0
Division Championships: 0

Team's Ranks

Team Ranks in various categories, Lower ALWAYS indicates better performance.
Overall Offense Rushing Off Passing Off Defense Rushing Def Passing Def
Year Tm Tms WL% T/G Pts± Yds± Yds Pts GvA Att Yds TD Y/A FL Att Yds TD Int NY/A Yds Pts TkA Att Yds TD Y/A FR Att Yds TD Int nY/A
1966 PIT 15 11 7 11 13 15 7 10 14 15 6 15 10 9 11 7 7 9 10 12 5 12 10 5 7 6 6 10 14 4 11
1967 PIT 16 13 12 11 9 11 10 15 12 12 9 16 13 6 10 9 15 10 8 9 6 7 3 6 3 9 8 9 10 5 11
1968 PIT 16 14 15 15 13 6 13 14 13 11 12 4 7 1 6 6 14 13 15 16 14 10 5 11 5 14 12 16 15 10 14
1970 WAS 26 15 9 17 17 9 11 2 14 5 12 2 10 20 17 4 1 10 24 21 20 19 25 25 24 19 13 15 6 22 16
4 yrs %tile 31 43 30 33 46 48 42 30 40 51 48 48 61 46 67 48 45 30 26 47 41 53 47 59 42 52 36 38 54 33
3 yrs PIT 26 35 28 32 38 43 24 23 25 49 31 43 72 49 60 30 38 36 28 54 44 68 60 74 45 51 32 23 66 30
1 yr WAS 46 69 38 38 69 62 96 50 85 58 96 65 27 38 88 100 65 12 23 27 31 8 8 12 31 54 46 81 19 42

Coaching History

Year Age Level Employer Role
1966 38 NFL Pittsburgh Steelers Head Coach
1967 39 NFL Pittsburgh Steelers Head Coach
1968 40 NFL Pittsburgh Steelers Head Coach
1970 42 NFL Washington Redskins Head Coach