The Steelers lost one of their greatest players ever on Thursday when Bullet Bill Dudley passed away in his home state of Virginia after suffering a massive stroke at the age of 88. In lieu of my around the web feature today, I want to inundate you with several links on Dudley.
In lieu of flowers, the family has requested donations be made to the Bill Dudley Scholarship Foundation. http://billdudleyscholarship.com/
Steelers.com article on death of Dudley.
‘Bullet’ Bill Dudley, Hall of Fame member, dies at 88 - Some great old photos here as well in this story.
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Toni Monkovic writes that He Was a Star of a Different N.F.L.
The Bluefield Daily Telegraph does a local story on Bluefield, Va., remembers legendary native.
Richmond Times-Dispatch did a great reprint of articles from their archives.
From the archives: Dudley Award Honors U.Va.Stars, Past And Present
From the archives: ‘Flat Top’ Dudley never lost in a fog
From the archives: Award Honoring Top State Player Named for Dudley
From the archives: Dudley’s Still Bounding Along
From the archives: Top pick Dudley got more modest money and notice
A YouTube video with great still shots and collectibles of Dudley.
Some vintage Steelers history footagae in which Dudley is mentioned at the end.