|Date of birth:May 15, 1916|
|Place of birth: Paxton, Nebraska|
|Date of death: August 23, 1986(aged 70)|
|Place of death: Columbus, Nebraska|
|NFL Draft: 1939 / Round: 9 / Pick: 77|
|No regular season or postseason appearances|
|* Detroit Lions (1940–1945)|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Stats at NFL.com|
|Stats at pro-football-reference.com|
William Earl Callihan (May 15, 1916 - August 23, 1986) was a professional American football running back in the National Football League. A 9th round selection (77th overall pick) out of Nebraska in the 1939 NFL Draft, Callihan played for six seasons for the Detroit Lions (1940–1945).
- ↑ "Bill Callihan". pro-football-reference.com. https://www.pro-football-reference.com/players/C/CallBi21.htm. Retrieved 2009-03-25.
- ↑ "William E. Callihan". findagrave.com. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=Callihan+&GSfn=william&GSbyrel=in&GSdyrel=in&GSob=n&GRid=23887883&. Retrieved 2009-03-25.
- ↑ "DETROIT LIONS ALL-TIME PLAYER ROSTER". detroitlions.com. http://www.detroitlions.com/photos/AllTimeRoster_08.pdf. Retrieved 2009-03-25.[dead link]
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