William Osmund 'Bill' Cregar
Date of Birth: May 2, 1925, in Newark, New Jersey ( years old)
He is one of the Oldest Living Professional football players
Did you know?
Bill Cregar served in the Navy during World War II.
He was once asked about his accomplishments in the classroom while at
Holy Cross. He was always considered a good student and his coach
Dr. Jock Sutherland took notice. Cregar said, "In fact, I made better grades
during the football season than I did any other time. I knew I had only a limited
amount of time to put on the books in the fall and I budgeted myself.
"That's why I got a kick out of the Steeler camp. When I got there, everything
was so well planned and carefully mapped out that it was easy to get into
1947 Pittsburgh Steelers (NFL)
1948 Pittsburgh Steelers (NFL)
College of the Holy Cross