John Gilliam

United States

Football

B: August 7, 1945

Four-time Pro Bowl Selection

Gilliam, a wide receiver, was a second round selection out of South Carolina State by the expansion New Orleans Saints in the 1967 NFL draft. Gilliam spent two years in New Orleans and then the next two seasons with the St. Louis Cardinals. Starting in 1972, Gilliam played with the Minnesota Vikings and that season he totaled 1,035 yards and 7 touchdowns. In 1975 he played for the Chicago Winds of the World Football League, but returned to the Vikings when the Winds folded after five games. He played for the Atlanta Falcons in 1976 and the Chicago Bears in 1977. Gilliam was a Pro Bowl selection four straight years, 1972 to '75.

SUPERSTARS RECORD
EVENT
PLACE POINTS MONEY
EVENT WINS
1975 Preliminary 3
7
16
$1,600
None
1975 Superteams Football Preliminary
1
$6,200
 
1975 Superteams Final
2
$4,750
 
TOTALS
16
$12,550
0

PERSONAL BESTS
Tennis

5th

1975 Preliminary 3
Bowling

121

1975 Preliminary 3
100 Yard Dash
10.20
1975 Preliminary 3
Half Mile Run

2:19.36

1975 Preliminary 3
Bike Race - Mile

2:50

1975 Preliminary 3
Points Scored

16

1975 Preliminary 3


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