Bill Willis has always been a National Football League trailblazer and was challenged during the period of segregated football. His family life outside of the game was rarely heard.
Poppa’s Ring tells an “inside” story of the famous Ohio State University and Cleveland Browns football legend, Bill Willis and his grandchildren. Bill’s gentleness and calming influence with his grandchildren is revealed as they visit their “Poppa” and “Nana” and in the process lose and find his championship ring!!
Poppa's Ring provides a quick glimpse into the more personal life of Bill as an excellent communicator for all of his grandchildren. Although legendary to football enthusiasts, he was a role model to his children, grandchildren, and many other youngsters.
A Portion of each book sale benefits the Bill and Odessa Willis Youth Fund at the Columbus Foundation.