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William Eugene "Bill" Cody (born August 2, 1944 in Greenwood, Mississippi) is a former professional American football linebacker in the National Football League. He played six seasons for the Detroit Lions (1966), the New Orleans Saints (1967–1970), and the Philadelphia Eagles (1972).

Bill Cody
No. 52, 66
Personal information
Born: (1944-08-02) August 2, 1944 (age 75)
Greenwood, Mississippi
Height:6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight:230 lb (104 kg)
Career information
High school:Boone (Orlando, Florida)
NFL Draft:1966 / Round: 5 / Pick: 67
AFL draft:1966 / Round: 15 / Pick: 132
Career history
Career NFL statistics
Games played:52
Games started:0
Fumble recoveries:4
Player stats at
Player stats at PFR

Cody was inducted into the Alabama Sports Hall of Fame in May 2014.[1]


  1. ^ "Bill Cody to be inducted into the Alabama Sports Hall of Fame". Alabama Sports Hall of Fame. May 5, 2014. Retrieved July 12, 2014.