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Bill Baird (American football)

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Name  Bill Baird
Games played  98

Uniform number  46
Position(s)  Cornerback/Safety
Role  American football player
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Date of birth  (1939-03-01) March 1, 1939 (age 76)
College  San Francisco State University
Education  San Francisco State University

Place of birth  Lindsay, California

Bill Baird (born March 1, 1939) is a former American collegiate and professional football player. He played college football at San Francisco State University, where he was a defensive back, a halfback and a kick returner. He played professionally in the American Football League for the New York Jets (1963–1969). He, Jim Hudson, Randy Beverly, and Johnny Sample completely shut down the Baltimore Colts' passing game in Super Bowl III, helping the Jets defeat what until that time had been touted as the greatest team in professional football history.

Bill Baird (American football) 89 Bill Baird New York Jets 1967 Topps Football Cards

He later served as defensive backs coach for the New York Jets from 1981–1984.

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Bill Baird (American football) Wikipedia


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