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Bill Forester

George William Forester

Position: LB-MG-DT
Height: 6-3    Weight: 237 lbs.

Born: August 9, 1932 in Dallas, TX
Died: April 27, 2007 in Dallas, TX
High School: Woodrow Wilson
College: SMU   (school history)
Drafted by the Green Bay Packers in the 3rd round (31st overall) of the 1953 NFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 48 (1527th overall since 1950)
4-time Pro Bowler & 3-time First-Team All-Pro (fine print)

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All-Pro

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Fine Details  · Last updated Apr 17, 2014 8:25AM
All-Time Rank: #470. Lawyer Milloy… #471. Craig Morton… #472. Roy Green… #473. BILL FORESTER… #474. Chris Hinton… #475. Fuzzy Thurston… #476. Charles Woodson… 

Defense & Fumbles

Def Interceptions Fumbles Tackles
Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS Sk Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Tkl Ast Sfty AV
1953 21 GNB MG 69 12 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0
1954 22 GNB LLB 69 12 1 21 0 21 0
1955 23 GNB MG 69 12 4 32 0 17 0 0 1 0 0 0
1956 24 GNB MG 69 12 4 35 0 13 0 0 0 1 0 0
1957 25 GNB RLB 69 12 4 79 0 37 0 0 1 4 45 0
1958 26 GNB RLB 69 12 0 0 1 0 0
1959* 27 GNB RLB 71 12 2 48 0 34 0 0 1 3 0 0 1
1960*+ 28 GNB RLB 71 12 2 18 0 15 0 13
1961*+ 29 GNB RLB 71 14 2 33 0 33 0 12
1962*+ 30 GNB RLB 71 14 0 0 2 0 0 17
1963 31 GNB RLB 71 14 1 13 0 13 0 0 0 2 0 0 9
Career 138 21 279 0 37 0 0 3 15 45 0 1 51

Kick & Punt Returns

Punt Returns Kick Returns
Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
1953 21 GNB MG 69 12 1 12 0 12 12.0 12
1954 22 GNB LLB 69 12 1 18 0 18 18.0 18
1955 23 GNB MG 69 12 3 52 0 20 17.3 52
1956 24 GNB MG 69 12 4 36 0 17 9.0 36
1957 25 GNB RLB 69 12 4 57 0 27 14.3 57
1958 26 GNB RLB 69 12 1 6 0 6 6.0 6
1960*+ 28 GNB RLB 71 12 1 7 0 7 7.0 7
1961*+ 29 GNB RLB 71 14 3 55 0 20 18.3 55
Career 138 1 7 0 7 7.0 17 236 0 27 13.9 243

Scoring Summary

Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM XPM FGM Sfty Pts Pts/G
1959* 27 GNB RLB 71 12 1 2
Career 138 1 2
NumYrs Players whose career was of similar quality and shape
3 Chuck Drazenovich, Jeff Staggs, Billy Ray Smith, Bill Pellington, Matt Hazeltine, Alex Gordon, Doug Eggers, Tom Bettis, Gus Otto, James Francis
4 Matt Hazeltine, Doug Eggers, Bill Pellington, Johnie Cooks, Keith Butler, Jeff Staggs, Billy Ray Smith, Tommy Polley, George Tarasovic, Steve Tovar
5 Matt Hazeltine, Doug Eggers, Johnie Cooks, Marion Rushing, Marion Campbell, Greg Buttle, Larry Stallings, Winston Moss, Ricardo McDonald, James Francis
6 Johnie Cooks, George Tarasovic, Vinson Smith, Matt Hazeltine, Steve Grant, Robert Abraham, Keith Butler, John Holecek, Jim Files, Marion Campbell
7 Al Richardson, Morlon Greenwood, Eddie Bell, Keith Butler, Gus Otto, Dale Meinert, Greg Buttle, James Francis, Matt Hazeltine, Tom Cousineau
8 Elvis Dumervil, E.J. Junior, Marcus Washington, Al Smith, Jim Collins, Hugh Green, Bob Swenson, Lofa Tatupu, Chuck Drazenovich, LaVar Arrington
9 Seth Joyner, George Webster, Keith Bulluck, Fredd Young, Chuck Drazenovich, David Harris, Jim Lynch, Dan Currie, Hugh Green, E.J. Junior
10 Kevin Greene, Chad Brown, Tom Addison, Hugh Green, Dan Currie, Wally Hilgenberg, Joe Fortunato, Otis Wilson, Vaughan Johnson, Jessie Armstead
11 Chad Brown, Tom Addison, Seth Joyner, Joe Fortunato, Dan Currie, Hugh Green, Otis Wilson, Vaughan Johnson, Chuck Howley, Mike Stratton
Career Jim Lynch, Chad Brown, Charles Haley, Joey Porter, Jason Gildon, Keith Bulluck, Joe Fortunato, Mike Curtis, Andre Tippett*, Seth Joyner

Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year Lg Value (Rank/All-Time)

All-Pro Teams