Bill Dellastatious

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Bill Dellastatious
Playing career
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1953–1954SW Missouri State
Accomplishments and honors
All-Big Six (1944)

Bill Dellastatious is a former American football player and coach. He served as the head coach at Missouri State University–formerly known as Southwest Missouri State–from 1953 to 1954. He played college football at the University of Missouri, where he was a quarterback.[1] He had previously played at Clemson University.[2]

Dellastatious was drafted by National Football League teams twice, first by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the 1945 NFL Draft[3] and by the Detroit Lions in the first round of the 1946 NFL Draft.[4]


  1. ^ Eisenhammer, Fred (January 10, 2014). College Football's Most Memorable Games, 2d ed. McFarland Publishing. Retrieved April 14, 2019.
  2. ^ "Tigers Score Par 54; U.N. Totals 20". Omaha World Herald. October 30, 1943. Retrieved April 15, 2019.
  3. ^ "Pittsburgh Steelers Draft picks". Pro-Football-Reference Drafts. Retrieved December 30, 2018.
  4. ^ "Bill Dellastatious". Pro Football Archives. Retrieved December 30, 2018.