Billy Dewell

William Austin Dewell
Born: January 2, 1917
Concordia, KS USA
Deceased: January 19, 2000
Dallas, TX
Position: E
Height: 6'4"
Weight: 208
College: SMU
High School: Dodge City (KS)
Career: 1940-1949
Drafted: 1939 in Round 4, #29 overall by the Philadelphia Eagles

Billy Dewell played from 1940 to 1949 during his career with the Chicago Cardinals. Dewell caught 177 passes for 2,657 yards and 17 receiving touchdowns in his career. He also ran for -1 yards in his career on 1 attempts.

Chicago Cardinals
Chicago Cardinals

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Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1941NFL Chicago Cardinals1-1-1.0-1 0


Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1940NFL Chicago Cardinals22914.50
1941NFL Chicago Cardinals2736213.430 1
1945NFL Chicago Cardinals2637014.270 1
1946NFL Chicago Cardinals2764323.882 7
1947NFL Chicago Cardinals4257613.746 4
1948NFL Chicago Cardinals3344213.448 2
1949NFL Chicago Cardinals2023511.825 2
Totals177265715.082 17

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
1941NFL Chicago Cardinals010006
1945NFL Chicago Cardinals10006
1946NFL Chicago Cardinals700042
1947NFL Chicago Cardinals400024
1948NFL Chicago Cardinals200012
1949NFL Chicago Cardinals200012

Playing Career:

Year League Team GP GS
1940NFLChicago Cardinals43
1941NFLChicago Cardinals118
1945NFLChicago Cardinals95
1946NFLChicago Cardinals116
1947NFLChicago Cardinals119
1948NFLChicago Cardinals1111
1949NFLChicago Cardinals129


1941 - New York Daily News All-NFL (2nd Team)
1941 - United Press International All-NFL (2nd Team)
1946 - New York Daily News All-NFL (1st Team)
1946 - United Press International All-NFL (2nd Team)