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Bill Wightkin

William John Wightkin

Position: T-DE-E
Height: 6-3    Weight: 235 lbs.

Born: July 28, 1927 in Detroit, MI
Died: January 25, 1997 in Westchester, IL
High School: Catholic Central
College: Notre Dame   (school history)
Drafted by the Chicago Bears in the 8th round (79th overall) of the 1949 NFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 0 (14415th overall since 1950)
1-time Pro Bowler & 1-time First-Team All-Pro (fine print)

53 86 72

All-Pro

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Fine Details  · Last updated Apr 19, 2014 10:25PM
All-Time Rank: #1254. Jon Arnett… #1255. Ike Lassiter… #1256. Eddie Robinson… #1257. BILL WIGHTKIN… #1258. Harry Jacobs… #1259. Eddie Price… #1260. Nate Wright… 

Receiving & Rushing

Receiving Rushing
Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS Rec Yds Y/R TD Lng R/G Y/G Att Yds TD Lng Y/A Y/G A/G YScm RRTD Fmb AV
1950 23 CHI LDE 53 12 3 24 8.0 0 17 0.3 2.0 24 0 1
1951 24 CHI LDE 53 10 1 47 47.0 0 47 0.1 4.7 47 0 0
1952 25 CHI LE 86 11 7 120 17.1 2 29 0.6 10.9 120 2 0
1953 26 CHI 86 12 2 22 11.0 0 13 0.2 1.8 22 0 0
1954 27 CHI LT 72 12 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0
1955*+ 28 CHI LT 72 12 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0
1956 29 CHI LT 72 12 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0
1957 30 CHI LT 72 11 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0
Career 92 13 213 16.4 2 47 0.1 2.3 213 2 1

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
1950 23 CHI LDE 53 12 0 1 4 0 0
1953 26 CHI 86 12 0 0 1 0 1
1955*+ 28 CHI LT 72 12 0 0 2 0 0
1957 30 CHI LT 72 11 0 0 1 0 0
Career 92 0 1 8 0 1

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
1951 24 CHI LDE 53 10 1 3 1 3 3.0 50
1953 26 CHI 86 12 1 0 0 0 0.0 22
Career 92 1 3 1 3 3.0 1 0 0 0 0.0 216

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
1951 24 CHI LDE 53 10 1 1 6
1952 25 CHI LE 86 11 2 2 12
1953 26 CHI 86 12 1 1 6
Career 92 2 1 1 4 24

Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

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

All-Pro Teams