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On this Date 1960 - HOF Billy Ray Barnes Helps Eagles to Win

By Rick Strunk - NCSHOF Director of Student-Athlete Program, 12/26/21, 5:00AM EST

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On this day in history in the NCSHOF, Bill Barnes helped his Philadelphia Eagles to a 17-13 victory over the Green Bay Packers...

December 26, 1960 - On this day in history in the NCSHOF, Bill Barnes helped his Philadelphia Eagles to a 17-13 victory over the Green Bay Packers in the NFL Championship Game at Franklin Field in Philadelphia.  Barnes, who was the Atlantic Coast Conference’s first 1000-yard rusher ever during his career at Wake Forest, carried the football 13 times for 42 yards against the Packers. He was inducted into the NCSHOF in 1979.

Billy Ray Barnes - NCSHOF