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Billy Mathis

Billy Mathis (Pro football. Born, Rocky Mount, NC, Dec. 10, 1938.) A star at Clemson, William Hart Mathis was acquired from Houston just prior to the first A.F.L. season and was a standout running back for the Titans (1960-62) and Jets (1963-69) for a decade. Mathis retired in training camp in 1970 after 1,044 regular-season […]

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A prolific author, wire service sports reporter, long time Major League Baseball official scorer, football statistician, sports museum founder, theatrical agency owner and public ... read more

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