No. Pierce did not play football.
Willie Shelby played varsity football at the University of Alabama from 1973-1975.
NBA player Willie Green played for Detroit.
NFL player Willie Colon played for Hofstra.
Currently, Willie Parker does not play in the NFL. He is a member of the Virginia Destroyers of the United Football League.
NFL player Mike Willie played for Arizona State.
NFL player Willie Snead played for Ball State.
NFL player Willie Smith played for East Carolina.
Willie John McBride was a rugby player.
Willie O'Ree was the first black player to play in the NHL.