Bill Callihan
Running back
Personal information
Date of birth: (1916-05-15)May 15, 1916
Place of birth: Paxton, Nebraska
Date of death: August 23, 1986(1986-08-23) (aged 70)
Place of death: Columbus, Nebraska
Career information
College: Nebraska
NFL Draft: 1939 / Round: 9 / Pick: 77
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
* Detroit Lions (1940–1945)
Career highlights and awards
Rushing att-yards     33-105
Receptions-yards     32-387
Touchdowns     5
Stats at
Stats at

William Earl Callihan[1] (May 15, 1916 - August 23, 1986[2]) 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).[3]


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