William James Ferrario[1] (born September 22, 1978 in Scranton, Pennsylvania[2]) is a former American football offensive lineman in the National Football League primarily with the Green Bay Packers.

Bill Ferrario
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Personal information
Born: (1978-09-22) September 22, 1978 (age 41)
Scranton, Pennsylvania
Height:6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight:314 lb (142 kg)
Career information
High school:West Scranton
(Scranton, Pennsylvania)
NFL Draft:2001 / Round: 4 / Pick: 201
Career history
Career NFL statistics
Games played:16
Games started:0
Player stats at NFL.com

Early yearsEdit

Ferrario graduated from West Scranton High School.[1][3] He is an Eagle Scout.[citation needed]

College careerEdit

Ferrario was a second team All-Big Ten guard at the University of Wisconsin–Madison,[4] where he paved the way for Heisman Trophy winner Ron Dayne and Michael Bennett. He started all 50 games in his career (only the 3rd player in Big Ten history to accomplish this). He helped Wisconsin win back to back Rose Bowl Championships-1999 and 2000 (only Big Ten school to do so).

Professional careerEdit

Ferrario was a 5th round selection (105th overall pick) in the 2001 NFL Draft by the Green Bay Packers.[5] He was with the Packers through the 2002 season where he saw action in all 16 games.[6] Waived by Green Bay in 2003, Ferrario signed with the Washington Redskins on February 4, 2004 only to be released on September 5, 2004.[7] He signed with the Carolina Panthers on November 11, 2004 but did not play in any games that season. Farrario was released by the Panthers on August 28, 2005.

Life after footballEdit

Ferrario now works as a sales representative. He also works with local athletes to improve their skills and fundamentals, and at summer football camps.[8]

External linksEdit

  • "Random Questions With Bill Ferrario". packers.com. October 26, 2002. Archived from the original on April 29, 2005. Retrieved April 2, 2009.


  1. ^ a b "Bill Ferrario Stats". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved April 2, 2009.
  2. ^ "Bill Ferrario". nfl.com. Archived from the original on February 15, 2009. Retrieved April 2, 2009.
  3. ^ "Bill Ferrario". databasefootball.com. Archived from the original on September 22, 2006. Retrieved April 2, 2009.
  4. ^ "Hutchinson Becomes Four-Time All-Big Ten Selection". mgoblue.com. November 28, 2000. Retrieved April 2, 2009.[permanent dead link]
  5. ^ "2001 NFL Draft". nfl.com. Archived from the original on March 7, 2009. Retrieved April 2, 2009.
  6. ^ "Bill Ferrario". packers.com. Archived from the original on October 10, 2008. Retrieved April 2, 2009.
  7. ^ "Bill Ferrario". tsn.ca. Retrieved April 2, 2009.
  8. ^ "Packers". PackerEvents.net. Retrieved October 31, 2019.