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Bill "Spot" Collins
Birth: Mar. 4, 1922
Breckenridge
Stephens County
Texas, USA
Death: Mar. 26, 1996
Temple
Bell County
Texas, USA

Professional football player. After graduating from G. W. Brackenridge High School in San Antonio, Texas, William Harold Collins attended the University of Texas. He played for them in 1941 and 1942. He joined the Marine Corps in 1943 and was sent to Southwestern University as part of its training program. After the war he returned to the University of Texas where he was captain of the football team in 1946. He was drafted in 1947 by the New York Yankees in the All-America Football Conference, but ended up playing as guard that year for the Boston Yanks in the NFL. He played a full season of twelve games for the Yanks who garnered third place in the NFL East that year. He served as head football coach at Southwestern University before the Korean War. He earned the Bronze Star Medal. He was a high school football coach before entering the insurance business in Austin, Texas, in 1956. (bio by: Mel Bashore) 
 
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Austin Memorial Park Cemetery
Austin
Travis County
Texas, USA
 
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Originally Created by: Mel Bashore
Record added: Sep 09, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 21457181
Bill Spot Collins
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Bill Spot Collins
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Bill Spot Collins
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- 2kjmom
 Added: Mar. 26, 2013
World War II Veteran. RIP.
- skyquest
 Added: Mar. 15, 2013
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