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Full Name: Willie Marquis Pile Primary Position: DB
Height/Weight: 6' 2"/206 College: Virginia Polytechnic Institute
Birthdate: May 25, 1980 High School: West Potomac (Alexandria, VA)
Birthplace: New York, New York
Pro Experience: 5 years


Willie Pile (Willie Marquis Pile) was born on May 25, 1980 in New York, New York. After going to high school at West Potomac (Alexandria, VA), Pile attended Virginia Polytechnic Institute. Pile made his professional debut in the NFL in 2004 with the Kansas City Chiefs. He played for the Dallas Cowboys and Kansas City Chiefs over the course of his 2 year NFL career.


Signed as a free agent with Toronto on February 23, 2007.


Toronto Argonauts

Pile finished his first season in the CFL as the Argos’ third-leading tackler with 76 tackles after starting 17 of 18 regular season games. He also had eight special teams tackles, five sacks, two forced fumbles and one pass knock down.


Dallas Cowboys

Re-signed with Dallas on March 31 and attended training camp with the Cowboys…Released on September 3 by Dallas before the regular season.


Dallas Cowboys
Kansas City Chiefs

Waived by Kansas City on August 30…Signed as a free agent with the Dallas Cowboys (NFL) on September 5…Played in all 16 regular season games with Dallas, starting one at defensive back…Finished the season with 18 solo tackles and 4 assisted tackles…His most productive game came on October 16 when he recorded 3 tackles versus the New York Giants.


Kansas City Chiefs
Amsterdam Admirals

Allocated to the Amsterdam Admirals of NFL Europe before joining the Chiefs for training camp…Ranked third on the Admirals with 53 tackles (41 solo), 6 pass knockdowns and an interception…Also added five special teams tackles…Played in all 16 regular season games on defence and special teams with Kansas City, starting five at defensive halfback and seeing time at safety…Finished the year with 28 solo tackles and 8 assisted tackles…Made his debut on defence on September 12 where he recorded 4 DT and 1 ST.


Kansas City Chiefs

Drafted by the Kansas City Chiefs (NFL) in the seventh round (252nd overall) in the NFL Draft…Signed a three-year contract with Kansas City on April 12…Spent the majority of the year on the Chiefs’ practice roster and did not see any game action.


National Collegiate Athletic Association


Virginia Tech Hokies

Played 39 games at Virginia Tech at free safety and registered 267 career tackles and 267 interception return yards…His 14 career interceptions currently ranks him third on the Hokies’ all-time single-season interceptions list.


Before moving to the defensive side of the ball, Willie was a quarterback and wide receiver at West Potomac High School in Alexandria, Virginia…Named the Northeast Region and Patriot District Offensive Player of the Year…Majored with a degree in Sports Management at Virginia Tech.

Scouting Report


Defensive Tackles/Special Teams Tackles

year team league games TKL STT
2004 KAN NFL 16 22 0
2005 DAL NFL 16 36 0
2007 TOR CFL 17 76 9
4 year CFL career 49 134 9


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