American Football Database
American Football Database
Bill Walsh
No. 46, 56     
Center / Offensive line coach
Personal information
Date of birth: (1927-09-08)September 8, 1927
Place of birth: Phillipsburg, New Jersey
Date of death: May 13, 2012(2012-05-13) (aged 84)
Place of death: Atlanta, Georgia
Height: 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) Weight: 230 lb (104 kg)
Career information
College: Notre Dame
NFL Draft: 1949 / Round: 3 / Pick: 26
Debuted in 1949 for the Pittsburgh Steelers
Last played in 1954 for the Pittsburgh Steelers
Career history
 As player:
* Pittsburgh Steelers ( 1949 1954)
 As coach:
* Notre Dame (19551958)
(Offensive line coach)
Career highlights and awards
* 2× Pro Bowl honors (1950, 1951)
Career NFL statistics as of 1954
Games played     72
Stats at
Stats at

William Henry "Bill" Walsh (September 8, 1927 – May 13, 2012) was an American football center who played six seasons in the National Football League.

Walsh was born in Phillipsburg, New Jersey, and attended the University of Notre Dame.[1]


  1. Smith, Wilfird. "GRIDIRON HOPES OF 1945 IRISH REST ON FROSH: Loss of Szymanski Is Heavy Blow", Chicago Tribune, September 12, 1945. Accessed March 14, 2011. "Devore is concentrating on the development of Bill Walsh, a freshman from Phillipsburg, Pa., who truly is a great prospect..."

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