Billy Gambrell
No. 3
Position:Wide receiver
Personal information
Born: (1941-09-08) September 8, 1941 (age 80)
Athens, Georgia
Height:5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Weight:175 lb (79 kg)
Career information
High school:Athens (GA)
College:South Carolina
AFL Draft:1963 / Round: 12 / Pick: 92
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Receiving yards:1931
Player stats at · PFR

William Edward Gambrell (born September 18, 1941 in Athens, Georgia) is a former American football wide receiver in the National Football League. Drafted by the Boston Patriots in the 12th round (92nd overall) of the 1963 American Football League Draft, Gambrell played for the NFL's St. Louis Cardinals (1963–1967) and Detroit Lions (1968).

Gambrell won the Most Valuable Player award in the Playoff Bowl on January 3, 1965 after he caught 6 passes for 184 yards and two touchdowns in the Cardinals 24-17 win over the Green Bay Packers.[1][2]


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  2. ^ "PLAYOFF BOWL - January 3rd 1965 - St. Louis 24, Green Bay 17". Archived from the original on 2019-09-28.