|Birth||23 December 1939 (New Iberia, Iberia Parish, Louisiana, U.S.A.)|
Willie Hector, Jr. (born December 23, 1939) was an American football offensive guard who played one season with the Los Angeles Rams of the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the Rams in the fifth round of the 1961 NFL Draft. He was also drafted by the San Diego Chargers of the American Football League (AFL) in the tenth round of the 1961 AFL Draft. Hector played college football at Pacific. He was also a member of the Calgary Stampeders of the Canadian Football League (CFL).
Hector played high school football at Tamalpais High School in Mill Valley, California and earned all-Northern California honors in 1956.
Hector participated in football and track for the Pacific Tigers of the University of the Pacific. He competed in numerous track events for the Tigers, including the hurdles, high jump, long jump and 100 yard dash. He was named Pacific's Outstanding Track Athlete as a senior in 1961. Hector was inducted into the Pacific Athletics Hall of Fame as part of the 2001-02 class.
Hector was selected by the Los Angeles Rams of the NFL with the 60th pick in the 1961 NFL Draft. He was also selected by the San Diego Chargers of the AFL with the 80th pick in the 1961 AFL Draft. He played in twelve games for the Rams during the 1961 season. Hector then played for the Calgary Stampeders of the CFL from 1962 to 1963, appearing in one game in 1962 and five games in 1963.
Hector was the head football coach at Tamalpais High School from 1966 to 1968.