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Bill Groman

Bill Groman
Born (1936-07-17) July 17, 1936
Tiffin, OH
Position(s) Wide receiver
College Heidelberg
Jersey #(s) 89
Career highlights
TSN All-AFL 1960
AFL All-Star 1960
Honors AFL Champion (Oilers) 1960, 1961
AFL Champion (Bills) 1964, 1965
Records Most AFL Championships (4)
Statistics
  • Pro Football Reference
  • DatabaseFootball
Teams
1960-1962
1963
1964, 1965
AFL Houston Oilers
AFL Denver Broncos
AFL Buffalo Bills

William Frederick Groman (born July 17, 1936 in Tiffin, Ohio) was an American football player. A wide receiver, he played college football at Heidelberg College, and played professionally in the American Football League for the Houston Oilers from 1960 through 1962 and was on the first two AFL Championship teams. He played for the Denver Broncos in 1963, and for the Buffalo Bills in 1964 and 1965, playing on the Bills' two American Football League Championship teams. In his six years of professional football, he played on four AFL championship teams, the only man ever to do so.

Groman has more yards receiving in a rookie year than any other player (1473 in 1960, when the season was 14 games long rather than the current 16). He was selected as one of the offensive ends on the first Sporting News AFL All-League Team in 1960. He also has the most TDs by receptions in his first 2 years (29: 12 in 1960 and 17 in 1961).

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External links

  • Groman's 1961 Fleer football card



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