|Born:||July 9, 1973|
|Died:||September 5, 2015 (aged 42)|
|Height:||6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)|
|Weight:||205 lb (93 kg)|
|High school:||Stephenville (TX)|
|College:||New Mexico State|
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Cody Ledbetter (July 9, 1973 – September 5, 2015) was an American football player. He played college football for the New Mexico State Aggies football team in 1991 and from 1993 to 1995. As a senior in 1995, he led all NCAA major college players in total offense yards (3,724), passing attempts (453), and interceptions (20).
Ledbetter later played in the Canadian Football League as a backup quarterback for the Edmonton Eskimos in 1996 and the Hamilton Tiger-Cats from 1998 to 2001.
He fled from Texas back to Canada while on probation for having an improper relationship with a student while he was a teacher, and awaiting sentencing in a similar case. He was eventually extradited back to Texas in 2010 and sentenced to 12 years. He was paroled 18 months later and died on September 5, 2015 in a suicide in Aledo, Texas. He left behind his wife and two step-children.