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American Football Database
Bill Ferrario
No. 63, 64     
Personal information
Date of birth: (1978-09-22) September 22, 1978 (age 42)
Place of birth: Scranton, Pennsylvania
Career information
College: Wisconsin
NFL Draft: 2001 / Round: 4 / Pick: 201
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
* Green Bay Packers ( 2001)
Career highlights and awards
Games played     16
Games started     0
Stats at

William James Ferrario[1] (born September 22, 1978 in Scranton, Pennsylvania[2]) is a former American football offensive lineman in the National Football League primarily with the Green Bay Packers.

Early years

Ferrario graduated from West Scranton High School.[1][3] He is an Eagle Scout.[citation needed]

College career

Ferrario was a second team All-Big Ten guard at the University of Wisconsin–Madison,[4] where he paved the way for Heisman Trophy winner Ron Dayne and Michael Bennett. He started all 50 games in his career (only the 3rd player in Big Ten history to accomplish this). He helped Wisconsin win back to back Rose Bowl Championships-1999 and 2000 (only Big Ten school to do so).

Professional career

Ferrario was a 5th round selection (105th overall pick) in the 2001 NFL Draft by the Green Bay Packers.[5] He was with the Packers through the 2002 season where he saw action in all 16 games.[6] Waived by Green Bay in 2003, Ferrario signed with the Washington Redskins on February 4, 2004 only to be released on September 5, 2004.[7] He signed with the Carolina Panthers on November 11, 2004 but did not play in any games that season. Farrario was released by the Panthers on August 28, 2005.

Life after football

In his spare time, he works with local athletes to improve their skills and fundamentals and works football camps throughout the summer. Bill now works as a sales representative for Chem-Trend, and is super big buddies with Josh and Justin.[8]

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