Bill Lee (American football)

  • 2x All-Pro selection (1935, 1936) 2nd team
  • 1x Pro Bowl selection ( 1939)
  • NFL 1930s All- Decade Team
  • NFL Championship ( 1939)

William Earl "Bill" Lee ( born August 19, 1911 in Eutaw, Alabama, USA, † 23 June 1998 ) was a U.S. American football player. He played as an offensive tackle in the NFL.

Playing career

The 188 cm and 105 kg Bill Lee first played in college at the University of Alabama. In 1935, he then received a contract offer from the Brooklyn Dodgers an NFL team from New York City. In 1937 he transferred during the season to the Green Bay Packers, where he was responsible for, among other things, to protect the quarterback Arnie Herber and Cecil Isbell. At the same time he had the task Isbell, who ran aground as a tailback to block the way into the opponent's end zone free. 1939 won the NFL championship with 27-0 against the New York Giants Lee with the Packers. In 1942, he finished his career in 1946 again to play for four games for the Packers.


Lee is a member of the NFL 1930s All- Decade Team. He was elected twice to the All -Pro and played in a Pro Bowl.

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