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Bill Olds

Bill Olds
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Running back
Personal information
Date of birth: (1951-02-21) February 21, 1951 (age 63)
Place of birth: Kansas City, Kansas, United States
Career information
College: Nebraska
NFL Draft: 1973 / Round: 3 / Pick: 61
Debuted in 1973
Last played in 1976
Career history
Career NFL statistics

William Henry "Bill" Olds (born February 21, 1951 in Kansas City, Kansas) is a former professional football player, a running back in the NFL for four seasons for the Baltimore Colts, the Seattle Seahawks, and the Philadelphia Eagles. He was selected by the Colts in the third round of the 1973 NFL Draft, the 61st overall pick.

Nebraska Cornhuskers

Olds graduated from high school in 1969 and played college football at Nebraska under head coach Bob Devaney, with future head coach Tom Osborne as offensive coordinator. He was the fullback in the I formation, the lead blocker for tailbacks Jeff Kinney and Johnny Rodgers, the 1972 Heisman Trophy winner. Nebraska won national championships in 1970 and 1971, and a third straight Orange Bowl following the 1972 season to finish at fourth in the AP poll. The Huskers went 33-2-2 (.919) in those three seasons (1970–72).

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