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Harper LeBel
No. 85, 87, 88, 82
Position:Long snapper
Personal information
Born: (1963-07-14) July 14, 1963 (age 57)
Granada Hills, California
Height:6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Weight:250 lb (113 kg)
Career information
High school:Notre Dame
(Sherman Oaks, California)
College:Colorado State
NFL Draft:1985 / Round: 12 / Pick: 321
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career NFL statistics
Games played:136
Player stats at NFL.com · PFR

Brian Harper LeBel (born July 14, 1963) is a former American football long snapper in the National Football League for the San Diego Chargers, Seattle Seahawks, Philadelphia Eagles, Atlanta Falcons, Chicago Bears and Baltimore Ravens. He played college football at Colorado State University.

Early years

LeBel attended Notre Dame High School in Sherman Oaks, California. He practiced track, football, baseball and basketball.

He accepted a football scholarship from Colorado State University. He had 99 receptions for 1,057 yards to finish fourth on the school's All-time receiving list.

Professional career

LeBel was selected by the Kansas City Chiefs in the 12th round (321st overall) of the 1985 NFL Draft. He was released on August 12.

After the NFLPA strike was declared on the third week of the 1987 season, those contests were canceled (reducing the 16 game season to 15) and the NFL decided that the games would be played with replacement players. He was signed to be a part of the San Diego Chargers replacement team. He was released after one game.

In 1988, he was signed as a free agent by the Dallas Cowboys. He was released on August 1. On August 16, he was signed by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. He was released on August 22.

Personal life

LeBel is currently a weekend sports talk show host on Sportsradio 92.9 The Game in Atlanta.

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