William Franklin "Bill" Baber (born January 17, 1979 in Charlottesville, Virginia)[1] is a former tight end in the National Football League who played on 3 rosters in 4 seasons.

Collegiate career Edit

Baber played college football for Virginia. He was selected with the 141st pick (5th round) of the 2001 NFL Draft by the Kansas City Chiefs.[1]

Pro career Edit

Baber played in just one game during his rookie season. In 2002, he started 2 of the 12 games that he played in, recording 2 receptions for ten yards and 1 touchdown. The following year, he played all 16 games but made just one reception for 20 yards.[1] In November 2004, the Chiefs waived Baber.[2] The San Diego Chargers acquired him,[3] but he did not see action. Finally, he played his last game, in 2004, for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, recording 1 reception for 7 yards.[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 "Bill Baber". Pro Football Reference. Retrieved 2011-03-05.
  2. "Chargers sign Baber". Lodi News-Sentinel. Associated Press. 2004-11-11.,1210684. Retrieved 2011-03-05.
  3. "Edwards Is Released by the Dolphins". Los Angeles Times. Associated Press. 2004-11-11. Retrieved 2011-03-05.
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