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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)

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Bill Wightkin 1953 Touchdown Log

1 Touchdown

1 Fumble Recovery Return, 1 Go-Ahead, Long of yard
Team Opponent Location Day of Week Quarter Distance
Bears1
49ers1
Home1
Sunday1
1st1
3 or fewer yards1

Regular Season

Rk G# Date Tm Opp Result Quarter Type Dist Quarterback Score Before Score After
1 4 1953-10-18 CHI SFO L 28-35 1 Fumble Recovery Return Tied 0-0 Lead 7-0*