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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 (14418th overall since 1950)
1-time Pro Bowler & 1-time First-Team All-Pro (fine print)

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Bill Wightkin 1951 Touchdown Log

1 Touchdown

1 Blocked Punt Return, 1 Go-Ahead, Long of 3 yards
Team Opponent Location Day of Week Quarter Distance
Bears1
Lions1
Road1
Sunday1
4th1
3 or fewer yards1

Regular Season

Rk G# Date Tm Opp Result Quarter Type Dist Quarterback Score Before Score After
1 5 1951-10-28 CHI @ DET W 28-23 4 Blocked Punt Return 3 Tied 21-21 Lead 28-21*