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Roy Hilton
No. 85, 78
Born:(1943-03-23)March 23, 1943
Hazlehurst, Mississippi, U.S.
Died:January 6, 2019(2019-01-06) (aged 75)
Towson, Maryland, U.S.
Career information
Position(s)Defensive end
CollegeJackson State
AFL draft1965 / Round: 8 / Pick: 59
Drafted byHouston Oilers[1]
NFL draft1965 / Round: 15 / Pick: 210
Career history
As player
19651973Baltimore Colts
1974New York Giants
1975Atlanta Falcons
Career highlights and awards
Career stats
INT yards13
Fumble recoveries7
Games started58

Roy Lee Hilton (March 23, 1943 – January 6, 2019) was an American football defensive end in the National Football League from 1965 through 1975.

Early life

During that span he appeared in Super Bowl III and Super Bowl V for the Baltimore Colts. He played college football at Jackson State University. Hilton died in 2019 at the age of 75; he had dementia in his later years.[2]


  1. ^ "1965 AFL Draft". Archived from the original on February 25, 2017. Retrieved March 23, 2017.
  2. ^ "Roy Hilton, longtime Baltimore Colts defensive end who was on Super Bowl-winning team, dies at age 75".