Bill Fisk
End, defensive end
Personal information
Date of birth: (1916-11-05)November 5, 1916
Place of birth: Los Angeles, California
Date of death: March 28, 2007(2007-03-28) (aged 90)
Place of death: Los Angeles, California
Career information
College: USC
NFL Draft: 1940 / Round: 3 / Pick: 21
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
 As player:
* Detroit Lions ( 1940 1943)
 As coach:
* USC (1949–1956) (assistant)
Career highlights and awards
  • N/A
Receptions     69
Receiving yards     791
Touchdowns     3
Stats at
Stats at

William G. Fisk (November 5, 1916 – March 28, 2007) was an American football end and defensive end who played in the National Football League (NFL) and All-America Football Conference (AAFC) from 1940 to 1948. ].[1]

Early years

Born in Los Angeles, California, Fisk prepped at Alhambra High School and played college football at the University of Southern California (USC). He was a member of the Trojans' 1938 Rose Bowl-winning team, and was voted Most Inspirational Player on the 1939 USC Trojans football team, which own a national championship. He was one of six Trojans selected for the 1940 College All-Star Game in Chicago.

Professional football career

Fisk played for the NFL's Detroit Lions and the AAFC's San Francisco 49ers and Los Angeles Dons between 1940 and 1948. He was drafted in the third round of the 1940 NFL Draft by Detroit.

Later years

Fisk was an assistant coach of the USC Trojans between 1949 and 1956 under head coaches Jeff Cravath and Jess Hill. After coaching, Fisk worked in aerospace. His son Bill, Jr. was an offensive guard on USC's 1962 national championship team, and was named All-American in 1964. He served as head coach of Mt. San Antonio College for a period of time.[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1 Bruce Feldman, Seto settling in at USC,, May 21, 2007, Accessed February 10, 2009.

External links

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