Fred Biletnikoff

United States

Football

B: February 23, 1943

Member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame

An All-American end at Florida State in 1964, Biletnikoff was drafted in the second round of the 1965 A.F.L. draft by the Oakland Raiders where he played from 1965-'78, and one season in the C.F.L. as player-coach of the Montreal Alouettes. A part-time player in 1965 and 1966, Biletnikoff became a starter in 1967, when he caught 40 passes. He caught 42 or more in each of the next 9 seasons, with career highs of 61 in 1968 and 1971, when he led the NFL. In Super Bowl XI, Biletnikoff was named Most Valuable Player after catching 4 passes for 79 yards, setting up 3 touchdowns in Oakland's 32-14 win over the Minnesota Vikings. Upon his retirement, he had 589 career receptions for 8,974 yards, a 15.2 average, and 76 touchdowns. Biletnikoff played in six Pro Bowls (1967, '69, '70, '71, '73 and '74) and was elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1988 and the College Football Hall of Fame in 1991.

SUPERSTARS RECORD
EVENT
PLACE POINTS MONEY
EVENT WINS
1977 Preliminary 4
12
7
$700
None
TOTALS
7
$700
0

PERSONAL BESTS
Tennis
9th
1977 Preliminary 4
Swimming - 100 Meters
1:33.55
1977 Preliminary 4
Points Scored
7
1977 Preliminary 4


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