Leroy Keyes

Leroy Keyes

Infobox NFLretired
name=Leroy Keyes

position=Running Back
number=20, 23
birthdate=birth date and age|1947|2|18
Newport News, Virginia
* Philadelphia Eagles (1969-1972)
* Kansas City Chiefs (1973)
stat1label=Rushing att-yards
* No notable achievements

Marvin Leroy Keyes (born February 18, 1947 in Newport News, Virginia) is a former American football running back and safety who played five seasons in the National Football League for the Philadelphia Eagles and the Kansas City Chiefs. He played college football at Purdue University, where he was an All-American in 1967 and 1968, and finished second on the 1968 Heisman Trophy voting. He was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1990. In his very first collegiate game, played on national television against eventual national champion Notre Dame, Keyes made his presence known by returning a fumble 94 yards for a touchdown. Keyes was the last true 60 minute man in college football. He was an All-American as a halfback on offense and played corner on defense and returned kicks and [Punt returner|punts] . He also played both ways for Philadelphia before settling in as a solid strong safety.

Leroy Keyes is a member of the The Pigskin Club Of Washington, D.C. National Intercollegiate All-American Football Players Honor Roll.

Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Игры ⚽ Нужна курсовая?

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Purdue Boilermakers football — NCAAFootballSchool TeamName = Purdue Boilermakers Football ImageSize = 145px HeadCoachDisplay = Joe Tiller HeadCoachLink = Joe Tiller HeadCoachYear = 12th HCWins = 85 HCLosses = 49 HCTies = Stadium = Ross Ade Stadium StadCapacity = 62,500… …   Wikipedia

  • Mike Phipps — Position(s) Quarterback Jersey #(s) 15 Born January 9, 1947 (1947 01 09) (age 64) Shelbyville, Indiana Career information …   Wikipedia

  • Dick Anderson — For other people named Dick Anderson, see Dick Anderson (disambiguation). Dick Anderson No. 40      Safety Personal information Date of birth: February 10, 1946 (1946 02 10) (age 65) …   Wikipedia

  • Joe Kuharich — College coach infobox Name = Joe Kuharich ImageWidth = Caption = Title = College = Conference = CurrentRecord = DateOfBirth = birth date|1917|4|14 Birthplace = South Bend, Indiana DateOfDeath = death date|1981|1|25 Deathplace = Philadelphia,… …   Wikipedia

  • Chicago Tribune Silver Football — Awarded for the college football player determined to be the Most Valuable Player of the Big Ten Conference Presented by Chicago Tribune Location Chicago, Illinois Country …   Wikipedia

  • History of the Philadelphia Eagles — As with any long standing professional sports team, the history of the Philadelphia Eagles is one of ups and downs, tragedy and success. Eagles history may be divided into eight distinct eras.Humble Beginnings (1933 1939)In 1931, Philadelphia s… …   Wikipedia

  • List of Philadelphia Eagles players — This is a complete list of American football players who have played for the Philadelphia Eagles of the National Football League (NFL). It includes players that have played at least one match in the NFL regular season. The Philadelphia Eagles… …   Wikipedia

  • Rose Bowl Game — Granddaddy of Them All redirects here. For the pay per view wrestling event, see WrestleMania. Rose Bowl Game The Granddaddy of Them All 2011 Rose Bowl game logo Stadium Rose Bowl Location Pasadena, California …   Wikipedia

  • Jim Ryun — This article is about the athlete and congressman from Kansas. For people with a similar name, see Jim Ryan (disambiguation). Jim Ryun Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Kansas s 2nd district …   Wikipedia

  • Adrian Young — performing with No Doubt in 2002 Background information Birth name Adrian Samuel Young Born 26 …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”