American Football Database
Joe Williams (running back)
Date of birth: (1947-03-30) March 30, 1947 (age 75)
Place of birth: Center, Texas, U.S.
Career information
Position(s): Running back
College: Wyoming
NFL Draft: 1971 / Round:
 As player:
Dallas Cowboys
New Orleans Saints

Joe Williams (born March 30, 1947 in Center, TX) is a former NFL running back.[1] He was drafted out of Wyoming and earned a Super Bowl ring in his first year in the league as a member of the 1972 Super Bowl VI-winning Dallas Cowboys under coach Tom Landry.[2] He played for one more year, with the New Orleans Saints. He finished with 139 career rushing yards and 175 yards receiving.


  1. Epstein, Eddie. Dominance: The Best Seasons of Pro Football's Greatest Teams. Dulles, VA: Brassey's Inc., 2002. 110. ISBN 1-57488-466-2
  2. Perkins, Steve. The Dallas Cowboys: Winning the Big One. Grosset & Dunlap, 1972. ISBN 0-448-02080-7

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