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Norm Willey

Norm Willey
Date of birth: (1927-08-22)August 22, 1927
Place of birth: Hastings, West Virginia, U.S.
Date of death: August 18, 2011(2011-08-18) (aged 83)
Career information
Position(s): Defensive end
College: Marshall
NFL Draft: 1950 / Round: 13 / Pick: 170
Organizations
As player:
1950–1957 Philadelphia Eagles
Career highlights and awards
Pro Bowls: 2
Career stats
Playing stats at NFL.com

Norman Earle "Norm" Willey (August 22, 1927 – August 18, 2011) was an American football defensive lineman in the National Football League for the Philadelphia Eagles. He went to two Pro Bowls during his eight-year career and was credited with an unofficial 17 sacks in one game.[1] Willey played college football at Marshall University and was drafted in the thirteenth round of the 1950 NFL Draft. Willey went one after his NFL career to teach physical education and coach football at Pennsville Memorial High School in Pennsville Township, New Jersey; the Norm Willey Boot trophy is awarded annually to the winner of annual football game between Pennsville and Penns Grove High School.[2]

In 2003, he was elected into the Marshall University Athletics Hall of Fame for his career in football and basketball.[3]

Wiley died on August 18, 2011, aged 83, only four days short of his 84th birthday.[4]

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