|Date of birth: October 5, 1889|
|Place of birth: Shawnee, Oklahoma, United States|
|Date of death: February 8, 1962(aged 72)|
|Place of death: Luther, Oklahoma|
|No regular season or postseason appearances|
|* Oorang Indians ( 1923)|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Stats at pro-football-reference.com|
William O. Newashe (October 5, 1889 – February 8, 1962) was a professional football player. He attended high school and college at the Carlisle Indian School, located Carlisle, Pennsylvania. Newashe, a member of the Sac and Fox Nation, played five games in the National Football League during the 1923 season with the Oorang Indians.
He was married to Myrtle Cowan. They had a daughter, Suzanne Newashe Underwood, who was the mother to Rebecca Lea Lewis Dean.
He had a sister, Emma Newashe, who was the grandmother to Donna Newashe McAllister. Bill was a Native American and a member of the Sac and Fox nation. Newashe also played basketball and baseball at Carlisle participated in track, competing in the hammer throw. Newahse played for the Harrisburg baseball team as a pitcher and later for the Jackson, Michigan baseball team. He was a teammate of Jim Thorpe at Carlisle. He served as a pall bearer at Thorpe's death
- ↑ Ongoing Research Project Uniform Numbers of the NFL Pre-1933
- ↑ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2010-11-27. https://web.archive.org/web/20101127050226/http://profootballresearchers.org/Coffin_Corner/03-01-057.pdf. Retrieved 2013-03-17.
- ↑ http://tombenjey.wordpress.com/2008/09/01/decline-of-american-indians-in-sports/