William John Koman (September 16, 1934 – November 1, 2019) was a professional American football linebacker who played in the National Football League for the Baltimore Colts, Philadelphia Eagles, and the Chicago Cardinals/St. Louis Cardinals. He played college football at the University of North Carolina and was drafted in the eighth round of the 1956 NFL Draft.

Bill Koman
Born:(1934-09-16)September 16, 1934
Ambridge, Pennsylvania
Died:November 1, 2019(2019-11-01) (aged 85)
St. Louis, Missouri
Career information
CollegeNorth Carolina
NFL draft1956 / Round: 8 / Pick: 91
Career history
As player
1956Baltimore Colts
1957–1958Philadelphia Eagles
1959–1967Chicago Cardinals/St. Louis Cardinals
Career highlights and awards
Pro Bowls2
Career stats

Koman was a two-time Pro Bowl selection for the Cardinals in 1962 and 1964.[1] He died in St. Louis in 2019.[2]


  1. ^ Bill Koman. pro-football-reference
  2. ^ [1]