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Billy Grimes

William Joseph Grimes

Position: HB
Height: 6-1    Weight: 195 lbs.

Born: July 27, 1927 in County Line, OK
Died: March 26, 2005 in Oklahoma City, OK
High School: Comanche
College: Oklahoma St.   (school history)
Drafted by the Chicago Bears in the 2nd round (20th overall) of the 1949 NFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 0 (14418th overall since 1950)
2-time Pro Bowler (fine print)

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Billy Grimes 1949 Touchdown Log

6 Touchdowns

4 Rushing, 2 Receiving, 3 Tying, Long of 35 yards
Team Opponent Location Day of Week Quarter Distance Quarterback
Dons6
Bills2
Colts2
49ers1
Hornets1
Home6
Sunday3
Friday3
2nd3
3rd1
4th2
3 or fewer yards1
4-9 yards2
10-19 yards2
30 or more yards1
George Taliaferro1
Glenn Dobbs1

Regular Season

Rk G# Date Tm Opp Result Quarter Type Dist Quarterback Score Before Score After
1 1 1949-09-02 LAD BCL W 49-17 4 Receiving 35 George Taliaferro Lead 35-17 Lead 42-17
2 1 1949-09-02 LAD BCL W 49-17 4 Rushing Lead 42-17 Lead 49-17
3 2 1949-09-09 LAD CHH L 21-23 3 Rushing 7 Trail 7-20 Trail 14-20
4 6 1949-10-09 LAD BUF W 42-28 2 Receiving 12 Glenn Dobbs Trail 0-7 Tied 7-7
5 6 1949-10-09 LAD BUF W 42-28 2 Rushing 12 Trail 7-14 Tied 14-14
6 10 1949-11-13 LAD SFO L 24-41 2 Rushing 8 Trail 7-14 Tied 14-14