Phil Villapiano

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Phil Villapiano

Date of birth
Feb 26, 1949

Ht: 6'2"Wt: 216 lbs.

Birthplace
Long Branch, NJ

Hometown
Oakhurst, NJ

College
Bowling Green State University

High school
Ocean Twp

Summary
Philip James Villapiano (born February 26, 1949 in Long Branch, New Jersey) is a former American football linebacker in the NFL. He played in four Pro Bowls and was a part of the Oakland Raiders Super Bowl XI winning team. Villapiano played high school football at both Asbury Park High School and Ocean Township High School. He lived in Ocean Township, Monmouth County, New Jersey. His nephew,...
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Awards

Super Bowl Champion
Oakland Raiders
1976

AFC Champion
Oakland Raiders
1976

Trivia
  • "When you play for the Raiders, you play to win and you play tough. It's not something the coaches teach or talk about. It's just there, like in the air. It's an attitude - you are going to hit people and smash them if you are a Raider." - Phil Villapiano

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Joe Villapiano (nephew)

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1973 Raiders' Linebackers
1973 Raiders' Linebackers
L to R: Gerald Irons, Dan Conners, Phil Villapiano.
by tm50 Mar 04, 2012
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Gridiron Fan Gridiron Fan wrote:
May 8, 2005 newspaper article on 1970s Oakland Raiders linebacker Phil Villapiano. 
BG and Super Bowl ring fit Villapiano - Toledo Blade
www.toledoblade.com
In Their Words is a weekly feature appearing Sundays in the Blade sports section. Blade sports writer Maureen Fulton talked with Phil Villapiano, a former Bowling Green State University football standout who was a Pro Bowl linebacker for the Oakland Raiders...
Submitted by Gridiron Fan, Feb 26, 2012
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The Oakland Defense of the 70s
by Gridiron Fan Feb 26, 2012
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Updated personal notes for Joe Villapiano
Edited the personal notes for Joe Villapiano.
  • Added trivia: "His uncle, Phil, was a four-time All-Pro linebacker with the Oakland Raiders and was a member of Oakland's Super Bowl XI championship team."
  • Added where are they now: "Assistant Coach at Harvard University"
  • Added Phil Villapiano (uncle) to family members.
by michaeldotterer Feb 10, 2012
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Phil Villapiano is an inductee of the National Italian Sports Hall of Fame. 
National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame
www.niashf.org
Tommy Lasorda Open. Celebrating over 30 years of Italian Americans in Sports. A level playing field program
Submitted by Gridiron Fan, Dec 17, 2011
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Updated personal notes for Phil Villapiano
Edited the personal notes for Phil Villapiano.
  • Added trivia: ""When you play for the Raiders, you play to win and you play tough. It's not something the coaches teach or talk about. It's just there, like in the air. It's an attitude - you are going to hit people and smash them if you are a Raider." - Phil Villapiano "
by Gridiron Fan Dec 17, 2011
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Phil Villapiano
Phil Villapiano
by Gridiron Fan Dec 17, 2011
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Phil Villapiano - 1972
Phil Villapiano - 1972
by Gridiron Fan Dec 17, 2011
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Phil Villapiano
Phil Villapiano
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Phil Villapiano
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Phil Villapiano
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Phil Villapiano
Phil Villapiano
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Gridiron Fan Gridiron Fan wrote:
Raiders Booster Club webpage for Phil Villapiano 
Jersey Shore Raiders Booster Club
www.jsrbc.50megs.com
Submitted by Gridiron Fan, Dec 17, 2011
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Linebacker Mentality | Raising a Hitter
raisingahitter.wordpress.com
Submitted by Gridiron Fan, Dec 17, 2011
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Phil Villapiano (Raiders).jpg
Phil Villapiano (Raiders).jpg
by thesemers Nov 06, 2010
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Football legend George Blanda passes away at 83 (Yahoo! Sports)
George Blanda, who played professional football in five different decades and was voted into the Hall of Fame in...
Yahoo! Sports, Sep 27, 2010
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phil villapiano '78.jpg
phil villapiano '78.jpg
by nailboys Sep 04, 2010
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phil villapiano '71.jpg
by nailboys Aug 21, 2010
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