Billy Howard (gridiron football)

Billy Howard Sr. (born July 17, 1950) is a former American football defensive lineman who played three seasons with the Detroit Lions of the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the Lions in the second round of the 1974 NFL Draft. He played college football at Alcorn State University and attended Coahoma Agricultural High School in Clarksdale, Mississippi.[1] Howard was also a member of the Winnipeg Blue Bombers of the Canadian Football League.

Billy Howard
No. 70
Position:Defensive end / Defensive tackle
Personal information
Born: (1950-07-17) July 17, 1950 (age 69)
Clarksdale, Mississippi
Height:6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Weight:252 lb (114 kg)
Career information
High school:Clarksdale (MS) Coahoma Agricultural
College:Alcorn State
NFL Draft:1974 / Round: 2 / Pick: 39
Career history
Career NFL statistics
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Player stats at PFR


  1. ^ "BILLY HOWARD". Archived from the original on 2014-11-29. Retrieved November 19, 2014.

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