|No. 81, 87, 78|
|Born:||March 2, 1948|
Jacksonville, Texas, United States
|Height||6 ft 4 in (193 cm)|
|Weight||250 lb (110 kg)|
|NFL draft||1970 / Round: 5 / Pick: 122|
|1973–1974||New Orleans Saints|
|1975–1976||New York Jets|
|Career highlights and awards|
William Ray Newsome (born March 2, 1948) is a former American football defensive end in the NFL for the Baltimore Colts, New Orleans Saints, New York Jets, and the Chicago Bears. He played college football at Grambling State University.
He was traded along with a 1973 fourth-round pick (86th overall–Jim Merlo) from the Colts to the Saints for a 1973 first-round selection (2nd overall–Bert Jones) on January 29, 1973.