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Willie Evans

Running Back + Bull + Stand In
Male
Born Dec 1, 1937
Age 78
Hometown Buffalo, New York
Position Halfback
College University of Buf...

Willie Evans was a running back for the University of Buffalo football team in the late 1950s. In 1958, the Buffalo Bulls refused an offer to play Florida State University in the Tangerine Bowl because Evans and backup defensive end Mike Wilson were not welcome to play in Orlando because they were black. After graduation, Evans was drafted by Ralph Wilson for the inaugural season of the American Football League's Buffalo Bills.… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1937 Birth Born on December 1, 1937.

TWENTIES

1958 20 Years Old In 1958, the Buffalo Bulls refused an offer to play Florida State University in the Tangerine Bowl because Evans and backup defensive end Mike Wilson were not welcome to play in Orlando because they were black. … Read More
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