American Football Database
John "Kayo" Dottley
No. 34     
Personal information
Date of birth: (1928-08-25) August 25, 1928 (age 93)
Place of birth: Birmingham, Alabama
Career information
College: Mississippi
NFL Draft: 1950 / Round: 2 / Pick: 24
Debuted in 1951 for the [[{{{debutteam}}}]]
Last played in 1953 for the [[{{{finalteam}}}]]
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Rushing attempts-yards     250-1122
Receptions-yards     28-359
Touchdowns     9
Stats at

John Albert "Kayo" Dottley (born August 25, 1928 in Birmingham, Alabama) is a former American football fullback in the National Football League who played for the Chicago Bears.

Dottley played high school football in McGehee, Arkansas. At Ole Miss, Dottley was the first running back in the school's history to record back-to-back 1,000-yard seasons in 1949-1950.[1] He also holds the single season rushing record of 1312 yards in 1949.[2]


  • First team All-America selection (1949)[3]
  • Pro Bowl selection (1951)
  • Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame (1971)[4]
  • Ole Miss Sports Hall of Fame (1987)[5]
  • Ole Miss Team of the Century (1893–1992)[6]