Bill Britton died on February 6, 2017.
He was a Canadian football linebacker and fullback.
He was also an occasional punt returner and kick returner for the BC Lions and Calgary Stampeders.
He played college football at the University of Western Ontario.
Bill joined the BC Lions in 1958 and played 4 years with them. He then played 3 more years with the Calgary Stampeders as a result of a 3-team trade that also involved Toronto.
He played as a fullback in his first two years, he rushed for 210 and 242 yards but then settled mostly at linebacker.
During his career, he intercepted 10 balls and recovered 9 fumbles.
Bill Britton passed away at 82 years old.