|Position(s) : Guard||Jersey #(s):|
|Born:February 4, 1940|
|Died: April 30, 2012(aged 72)|
|AFL Draft: 1962 / Round: 6 / Pick: 46|
|NFL Draft: 1962 / Round: 4 / Pick: 43|
(By the Washington Redskins)
|Stats at NFL.com|
|Career Highlights and Awards|
William Wesley "Billy" Neighbors (February 4, 1940 – April 30, 2012) was an American football guard who played in the American Football League from (1962–1969). Born in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, he played college football at the University of Alabama where he was an All-American, and was selected in sixth round of the 1962 AFL Draft. Neighbors was also drafted in the fourth round of the 1962 NFL Draft by the Washington Redskins.
Neighbors died of a heart attack in 2012.
- Neighbors' 1965 Topps football card
- Boston Patriots All-1960s (AFL) Team
- Billy Neighbors, Alabama football great and College Football Hall of Famer, dies at 72, April 30, 2012
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