Leo Hayden
No. 44, 32
Position:Running back
Personal information
Born: (1948-06-02) June 2, 1948 (age 73)
Louisville, Kentucky
Height:6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight:210 lb (95 kg)
Career information
High school:Roosevelt
(Dayton, Ohio)
College:Ohio State
NFL Draft:1971 / Round: 1 / Pick: 24
Career history
Career NFL statistics
Rushing attempts:8
Rushing yards:11
Rushing touchdowns:1
Receptions:1
Receiving yards:17
Receiving touchdowns:0
Player stats at NFL.com · PFR

Leophus "Leo" Hayden, Sr. (born June 2, 1948, in Louisville, Kentucky) is a former National Football League running back who played from 1971 to 1973 for the Minnesota Vikings and St. Louis Cardinals. He attended Ohio State and was the Vikings first round draft pick in the 1971 NFL Draft.

After his football career ended, Hayden founded the "National Center for Violence Interruption," a program designed to prevent urban violence. Hayden is currently director of the inmates re-entry program for New Orleans Parish Louisiana.

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