Bill Blackburn

William Whitford Blackburn Jr.
Born: February 5, 1923
Weleetka, OK USA
Deceased: April 17, 2007
Richmond, TX
Position: C
Height: 6'6"
Weight: 228
College: La-Lafayette, Rice
High School: Stephen F. Austin (Houston, TX)
Career: 1946-1952
Drafted: 1944 in Round 5, #33 overall by the Chi/Pit Cards/Steelers
Drafted: 1944 in Round 5, #33 overall by the Chi/Pit Cards/Steelers

Bill Blackburn played from 1946 to 1952 during his career with the Chicago Cardinals and Calgary Stampeders. Blackburn accounted for 26 points in his professional career.


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Rushing:

Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1946NFL Chicago Cardinals11010.010 0
NFL11010.010 0
Totals11010.010 0

Punting:

Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long
1946NFL Chicago Cardinals35146541.960
1947NFL Chicago Cardinals11919.019
NFL36148441.260
Totals36148441.260

Punt Returns:

Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1950NFL Chicago Cardinals122.00
NFL122.00
Totals122.00

Kick Returns:

Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1949NFL Chicago Cardinals144.00
NFL144.00
Totals144.00

Interceptions:

Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1946NFL Chicago Cardinals35618.725 0
1947NFL Chicago Cardinals33511.720 0
1948NFL Chicago Cardinals25829.031 2
1949NFL Chicago Cardinals33411.321 1
1951CFL Calgary Stampeders 1
NFL1118316.631 3
CFL001
Totals1118316.631 4

Defense and Fumbles:


Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Year Team Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
1946NFL Chicago Cardinals0010018
1948NFL Chicago Cardinals200012
1949NFL Chicago Cardinals010006
1951CFL Calgary Stampeders1100010
NFL000003010000126
CFL000001100000010
Totals000004110000138


Playing Career:

Year League Team GP GS
1946NFLChicago Cardinals111
1947NFLChicago Cardinals124
1948NFLChicago Cardinals121
1949NFLChicago Cardinals127
1950NFLChicago Cardinals127
1951CFLCalgary Stampeders14
1952CFLCalgary Stampeders15

Honors

1951 - CFL CFL West All-Star (2nd Team)
1952 - CFL Ted Reeves All-Star
1952 - CFL CFL West All-Star


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