Bill Glass Biography
He made a name for himself as one of the most outstanding football players in the National Football League. He was a consensus All American at Baylor University . Working with his life-long friend, Dr. Bill Bright, he helped establish the Campus Crusade for Christ chapter on the Baylor Campus.
He was a member of the 1964 Cleveland Browns team who beat the Baltimore Colts to win the NFL World Championship two years prior to the first Super Bowl. Four - time All Pro and College and Texas Sports Hall of Fame were some of Bill’s athletic credentials. He finally retired in 1969 after 22 yrs in amateur and professional football without missing a work out or game.


Bill spent the off-season of his Pro Football career attending Southwestern Seminary. As his football career was drawing to a close, Bill delivered his personal testimony of faith on television during several Billy Graham Crusades. Dr. Graham urged Bill to consider taking on a new career as a city-wide evangelist.

In 1969 he founded Bill Glass Ministries , which today is called Bill Glass Champions for Life. After spending all those years playing football in front of thousands, he now shares the Good News with thousands. The highlight of his life has been sharing “The Healing Power of a Father’s Blessing” message in and out of prisons all over the world. This message applies to you whether you are a parent, grandparent, teacher, or coach. This powerful book can transform all of your relationships!

Mavis and Bill have three grown children - Billy, Bobby and Mindy. Bill and Mavis enjoy their eight grandchildren, and make their home near Dallas , Texas.

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