William Pellington (September 25, 1927 - April 27, 1994) was a linebacker who played 12 seasons in the NFL for the Baltimore Colts. Known for his aggressive style and neck-tie tackles, Pellington was a mainstay with the Colts teams that captured league championships in the 1958 and 1959 seasons.
Pellington died in 1994 as a result of complications from Alzheimer's disease. His son is film and music video director Mark Pellington.
Pellington also owned the Iron Horse restaurant in Timonium, Maryland. Opened in 1963, they served large size portions of almost everything on the menu since he served many of the Colts players. Category:1927 births
Category:American football linebackers
Category:Rutgers Scarlet Knights football players
Category:Baltimore Colts players