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Billy Shields
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Shields with the Chargers c. 1982
No. 66, 67, 70
Position:Offensive tackle
Personal information
Born: (1954-08-23) August 23, 1954 (age 69)
Vicksburg, Mississippi, U.S.
Height:6 ft 8 in (2.03 m)
Weight:272 lb (123 kg)
Career information
High school:Birmingham (AL) Banks
College:Georgia Tech
NFL draft:1975 / Round: 6 / Pick: 136
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Games played:142
Games started:119
Fumble recoveries:4
Player stats at · PFR

William Dean Shields (born August 23, 1954) is an American former professional football player who was an offensive tackle in the National Football League (NFL). He played eleven seasons for the San Diego Chargers (1975–1983), the San Francisco 49ers (1984), the Kansas City Chiefs (1985) and the New York Jets (1985). Shields attended Georgia Institute of Technology. He was inducted into the Georgia Tech Hall of Fame in 1985.[1]


  1. ^ "Georgia Tech Hall of Fame". Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets.