Bill Mathis American Football Running back

Bill Mathis (born December 10, 1938 in Rocky Mount, North Carolina) was an American college and professional football player. A halfback, he is in the Clemson University Hall of Fame, South Carolina Hall of Fame, and the Georgia Hall of Fame. He started his professional career with the American Football League's New York Titans, and played his entire career with the AFL's New York franchise. One of four Titans who remained with the New York Jets to play in and win a World Championship game, Mathis led the American Football League in carries in 1961 and was selected by his peers to the Sporting News 1961 AFL All-League team. He was an AFL Eastern Division All-Star in 1961 and 1963. Mathis had a collarbone broken in the third game of 1961, against the Boston Patriots. He played in the next game, and in fact in all the remaining games of the season. That persistence allowed him to gain a roster spot year after year, and end his career in 1969 as a member of the World Champion Jets. He is one of twenty players who were in the AFL for its entire ten year existence, and seven players who played their entire AFL careers for one franchise.

Personal details

Date of birth
December 10th, 1938
Place of birth
Rocky Mount


1. Clemson University Colleges/University

Clemson University /ˈklɛmsən/ is an American public, coeducational, land-grant and sea-grant research university located in Clemson, South Carolina, United States.

Type Land-grant university
2013. 214 mil. $
2010. 382 mil. $
Institution colors
29634 - Clemson, South Carolina
2013. 16,931
2010. 15,459
2009. 15,291
2006. 14,069
2013. 4,372
2010. 3,994
2006. 3,137
Acceptance rate
2012. 57.9 %
2010. 58.0 %
Local tuition
2013. 13.4 K $
2011. 12.3 K $
2010. 11.9 K $
2009. 11.1 K $
2008. 10.3 K $
Official web page
Wikipedia article

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People attended Clemson University connected by profession and/or age

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