Billy Newman - Amsterdam Admirals


Date of Birth: December 10, 1978
Height: 5-10/1.78
Weight: 206/94
College: Washington State
How Acquired: FA 2003 - Draft 19

PRO CAREER: Signed with Tennessee Titans as an undrafted free agent on April 22, 2002. Selected by Amsterdam Admirals in 19th round of NFL Europe 2003 Free Agent Draft.

COLLEGE: Three-year starter at strong safety for Washington State. Finished career with 325 tackles (185 solos), 7 sacks, and 18 stops behind the line of scrimmage. Intercepted 9 passes with 25 pass defenses, 3 forced fumbles, and 4 fumble recoveries in 46 games.

PERSONAL: Majored in Sports Management. Attended Santa Margarita Catholic (Laguna Niguel, California) High School, where he won several player of the year honors as a standout running back, defensive back, and return specialist. His 3,767 career rushing yards ranked 12th on the all-time Orange County list.