West Potomac High School Alumni

Alexandria, Virginia (VA)

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Willie Pile

Willie Pile

Class of 1997

Played Professional Football for Kansas City Chief and the Dallas Cowboys.

Academic Background

Graduated from West Potomac High School in Alexandria, Virginia (Class of 1998)
Member of the National Honor Society
Member of the Symphonic and Marching Bands

Graduated in 2002 from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (VA Tech) with a:
B.S. in Business Management
Minor in Leadership

President of The Pile Group, LLC
Vice President and Co-Founder of SuperStar Promotions, LLC, a marketing company for professional athletes. Visit us at www.superstar-promotions.com.

Community Outreach
The X's & O's Life Skills & Football Camp (May 2007)
Wrote and Published the book, The Winning Game Plan, An "A-B-C" Guide to Success (March 2007)
Various motivational speaking engagements at schools in Alexandria, VA, Kansas City, MO, Richmond, VA, Nashville, TN, Houston, TX and Toronto, ON, Canada.
Participated in the "Operation Blessing" Food Drive in Kansas City, MO
Hosted the 1st Annual Northern Virginia Community Basketball/Football Camp in Alexandria, VA

Football Career

NFL 2006:
Pile re-signed with Dallas on March 31 and attended training camp with the Cowboys. Pile was released on September 3 by Dallas before the regular season. He spent the rest of the 2006 season away from football.

NFL 2005:
Pile saw considerable playing time with the Dallas Cowboys in all 16 games with one start. He recorded 11 special teams tackles, good for fourth on the team and recorded 14 stops from his safety position. He made his Cowboys debut at San Diego (9/11). Against Washington (9/19), he recorded his first tackle of the season on special teams before playing in the nickel package at San Francisco (9/25) and recording two special teams stops. Against Philadelphia (10/9), he notched his first start as the Cowboys defense opened up in a nickel package and posted one stop and one special teams tackle. He led the team with two special teams tackles and recorded a season-high three stops on defense against the N.Y. Giants (10/16) before recording two tackles and one special teams tackle at Seattle (10/23). Against Arizona (10/30), he helped limit the Cardinals to 142 net passing yards and added one stop on special teams but saw limited action at Philadelphia (11/14) due to a groin strain .At the N.Y. Giants (12/4), he led the team with two special teams stops, and against Kansas City (12/11) he added a tackle from his safety position and one stop on special teams. At Washington (12/18), he recorded two stops playing alongside Keith Davis at free safety before closing out the season against St. Louis (1/1/06) with three tackles while filling in at safety for the injured Roy Williams

NFL 2003
Pile was drafted in the seventh round (252nd overall) of the NFL Draft by Kansas City. He was released at the end of training camp. He was out of football until signing to the Kansas City Chiefs practice squad during week 14 of the season

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