Willie McClendon

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Willie McClendon
No. 37
Position: Running back
Personal information
Born: (1957-09-13) September 13, 1957 (age 61)
Brunswick, Georgia
Height: 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight: 205 lb (93 kg)
Career information
High school: Brunswick (GA) Glynn
College: Georgia
NFL Draft: 1979 / Round: 3 / Pick: 66
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of 1982
Rushing attempts: 94
Rushing yards: 369
Touchdowns: 2
Player stats at NFL.com
Player stats at PFR

Willie Edward McClendon (born September 13, 1957) is a former American football running back in the National Football League. Selected in the 1979 NFL Draft, he played for the Chicago Bears from 1979 to 1982. He is the father of former Bears wide receiver, and current University of South Carolina wide receivers coach and passing game coordinator Bryan McClendon. Both father and son attended the University of Georgia.

McClendon was elected to the Georgia Sports Hall of Fame and was inducted in February 2015.[1]


  1. ^ "Kessler, McClendon, Spivey Chosen For Georgia Sports Hall Of Fame". nashvillesportsmix.com. 2014-09-14. Archived from the original on 2017-08-14.