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Billy Wells

William Prescott Wells

Position: HB
Height: 5-9    Weight: 180 lbs.

Born: December 7, 1931 in Menomonie, MI
Died: December 25, 2001 in Altadena, CA
High School: Menomonie
College: Michigan St.   (school history)
Drafted by the Washington Redskins in the 5th round (56th overall) of the 1954 NFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 3 (10217th overall since 1950)
1-time Pro Bowler (fine print)

41 24 27 41

Rushing & Receiving

Rushing Receiving
Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS Att Yds TD Lng Y/A Y/G A/G Rec Yds Y/R TD Lng R/G Y/G YScm RRTD Fmb AV
1954* 23 WAS RH 41 12 100 516 3 88 5.2 43.0 8.3 19 295 15.5 1 48 1.6 24.6 811 4 4
1956 25 WAS RH 41 7 69 185 1 17 2.7 26.4 9.9 6 86 14.3 0 34 0.9 12.3 271 1 2
1957 26 2TM 11 154 532 0 51 3.5 48.4 14.0 14 89 6.4 0 17 1.3 8.1 621 0 8
WAS 41 1 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 1
PIT KR/LH/PR 24 10 154 532 0 51 3.5 53.2 15.4 14 89 6.4 0 17 1.4 8.9 621 0 7
1958 27 PHI KR/PR 27 12 24 92 1 12 3.8 7.7 2.0 4 49 12.3 0 21 0.3 4.1 141 1 7
1960 29 BOS PR 41 12 14 59 0 13 4.2 4.9 1.2 14 206 14.7 1 78 1.2 17.2 265 1 3 3
Career 54 361 1384 5 88 3.8 25.6 6.7 57 725 12.7 2 78 1.1 13.4 2109 7 24 3
3 yrs WAS 20 0 169 701 4 88 4.1 35.1 8.5 25 381 15.2 1 48 1.3 19.1 1082 5 7
1 yr BOS 12 0 14 59 0 13 4.2 4.9 1.2 14 206 14.7 1 78 1.2 17.2 265 1 3 3
1 yr PHI 12 0 24 92 1 12 3.8 7.7 2.0 4 49 12.3 0 21 0.3 4.1 141 1 7
1 yr PIT 10 0 154 532 0 51 3.5 53.2 15.4 14 89 6.4 0 17 1.4 8.9 621 0 7

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
1954* 23 WAS RH 41 12 3 24 0 16 8.0 17 319 0 45 18.8 1154
1956 25 WAS RH 41 7 2 36 0 22 18.0 1 12 0 12 12.0 319
1957 26 2TM 11 21 143 0 30 6.8 12 325 1 96 27.1 1089
WAS 41 1 1 19 0 19 19.0 19
PIT KR/LH/PR 24 10 21 143 0 30 6.8 11 306 1 96 27.8 1070
1958 27 PHI KR/PR 27 12 19 158 0 65 8.3 14 336 0 44 24.0 635
1960 29 BOS PR 41 12 12 66 0 16 5.5 11 275 0 0 25.0 606
Career 54 57 427 0 65 7.5 55 1267 1 96 23.0 3803
3 yrs WAS 20 0 5 60 0 22 12.0 19 350 0 45 18.4 1492
1 yr BOS 12 0 12 66 0 16 5.5 11 275 0 0 25.0 606
1 yr PHI 12 0 19 158 0 65 8.3 14 336 0 44 24.0 635
1 yr PIT 10 0 21 143 0 30 6.8 11 306 1 96 27.8 1070

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
1954* 23 WAS RH 41 12 0 4 3 0 0
1956 25 WAS RH 41 7 0 2 3 0 1
1957 26 2TM 11 0 8 6 0 0
WAS 41 1 0 1 0 0 0
PIT KR/LH/PR 24 10 0 7 6 0 0
1958 27 PHI KR/PR 27 12 0 7 4 0 0
1960 29 BOS PR 41 12 0 3 0 0 0
Career 54 0 24 16 0 1
3 yrs WAS 20 0 0 7 6 0 1
1 yr BOS 12 0 0 3 0 0 0
1 yr PHI 12 0 0 7 4 0 0
1 yr PIT 10 0 0 7 6 0 0

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
1954* 23 WAS RH 41 12 3 1 4 24
1956 25 WAS RH 41 7 1 1 2 12
1957 26 2TM 11 1 1 6
PIT KR/LH/PR 24 10 1 1 6
1958 27 PHI KR/PR 27 12 1 1 6
1960 29 BOS PR 41 12 1 1 6
Career 54 5 2 1 1 9 54
3 yrs WAS 20 0 4 1 1 6 36
1 yr BOS 12 0 1 1 6
1 yr PHI 12 0 1 1 6
1 yr PIT 10 0 1 1 6

Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

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

All-Pro Teams