Billy Grimes
No. 85, 22
Born:July 27, 1927
Countyline, Oklahoma, U.S.
Died:March 25, 2005(2005-03-25) (aged 77)
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, U.S.
Career information
Height6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
Weight195 lb (88 kg)
CollegeOklahoma State
NFL draft1949 / Round: 2 / Pick: 20
Drafted byChicago Bears[1]
Career history
As player
1949Los Angeles Dons (AAFC)
1950–1952Green Bay Packers
Career highlights and awards
Pro Bowls2

Billy Grimes (July 27, 1927 – March 25, 2005) was a professional American football player who played running back for three seasons in the National Football League (NFL).


Grimes played college football at Oklahoma State University.[1] He was selected in the second round of the 1949 NFL Draft by the Chicago Bears,[1] but instead played for the Los Angeles Dons of the All-America Football Conference. The following year he entered the NFL when he was selected by the Green Bay Packers in the 1950 AAFC dispersal draft. Grimes played for the Packers three years and went to the Pro Bowl after the 1950 and 1951 seasons.


  1. ^ a b c "1949 Chicago Bears". Archived from the original on September 5, 2007. Retrieved July 16, 2020.((cite web)): CS1 maint: unfit URL (link)