1956 Topps #120: Billy Vessels

Billy Vessels 1956 Topps football card

Billy Vessels

Team: Baltimore Colts

Position: halfback

College: Oklahoma

Hometown: Cleveland, OK

Honors: Heisman Trophy, College Hall of Fame

Rookie card

Vessels played for the Edmonton Eskimos, then with the Western Interprovincial Football Union, in 1953. He won the Canadian Rugby Union's most outstanding player award, the Schenley Award, that season. After serving in the U.S. military, Vessels played the 1956 season with the Baltimore Colts.