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Billy Cross

William Jarrel Cross

Position: HB
Height: 5-6    Weight: 151 lbs.

Born: May 3, 1929 in Fry, TX
Died: July 5, 2013 in Canadian, TX
High School: Canadian
College: West Texas A&M   (school history)
Drafted by the Chicago Cardinals in the 24th round (283rd overall) of the 1951 NFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 0 (14418th overall since 1950)

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Billy Cross 1951 Touchdown Log

6 Touchdowns

3 Receiving, 3 Rushing, 4 Go-Ahead, 1 Tying, Long of 80 yards
Team Opponent Location Day of Week Quarter Distance Quarterback
Cardinals6
Bears3
Steelers2
Rams1
Home4
Road2
Sunday6
1st1
2nd2
3rd2
4th1
3 or fewer yards1
4-9 yards2
10-19 yards1
30 or more yards2
Jim Hardy1
Charlie Trippi1
Frank Tripucka1

Regular Season

Rk G# Date Tm Opp Result Quarter Type Dist Quarterback Score Before Score After
1 2 1951-10-07 CRD CHI W 28-14 2 Receiving 18 Frank Tripucka Tied 0-0 Lead 7-0*
2 2 1951-10-07 CRD CHI W 28-14 2 Rushing 39 Lead 7-0 Lead 14-0
3 5 1951-10-28 CRD PIT L 14-28 3 Rushing 1 Trail 0-7 Tied 7-7
4 5 1951-10-28 CRD PIT L 14-28 3 Rushing 7 Tied 7-7 Lead 14-7*
5 7 1951-11-11 CRD @ RAM L 21-45 1 Receiving 80 Jim Hardy Tied 0-0 Lead 7-0*
6 12 1951-12-16 CRD @ CHI W 24-14 4 Receiving 6 Charlie Trippi* Trail 10-14 Lead 17-14*