Stan Wallace

American football player (1931–1999)
Stan Wallace
No. 40
Date of birth(1931-11-15)November 15, 1931
Place of birthHillsboro, Illinois, U.S.
Date of deathDecember 6, 1999(1999-12-06) (aged 68)
Place of deathUrbana, Illinois, U.S.
Career information
CFL statusInternational
Height6 ft 3 in (191 cm)
Weight208 lb (94 kg)
US collegeIllinois
NFL draft1954 / Round: 1 / Pick: 6
Drafted byChicago Bears
Career history
As player
1954–1959Chicago Bears
1960–1961Toronto Argonauts
CFL East All-Star1960

Stanley Howard Wallace (November 15, 1931 – December 6, 1999) was a defensive back for the Chicago Bears of the National Football League (NFL). After playing college football for the Illinois Fighting Illini, he was drafted in the first round (6th overall) of the 1954 NFL Draft.[1] He played for four years as a defensive back, catching 10 interceptions over his career.

He played his last two seasons with the Toronto Argonauts of the Canadian Football League (CFL), playing 24 regular season and 4 playoff games, and catching 9 passes and intercepting 3 passes. He was an East Division All-Star in 1960.[2]


  1. ^ Davis, Jeff. Papa Bear: The Life and Legacy of George Halas. McGraw-Hill, 2005. 311. ISBN 0-07-147741-1
  2. ^ CFLAPEDIA entry : Stan Wallace

External links

  • Stan Wallace's stats at
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