Bob Hayes

Pro Football Hall of Fame Class of 2009

Position: Wide Receiver
Team: Dallas Cowboys 1965-1974, San Francisco 49ers 1975
College: Florida A&M
Born: December 20, 1942 in Jacksonville, FL
Died: September 18, 2002 in Jacksonville, FL of Prostate Cancer
Jersey No: 22

Career Highlights
Selected in the seventh round (88th pick overall) of the 1964 NFL draft by the Dallas Cowboys
Was named first or second team All-NFL four times
Led the Cowboys in receptions three times

Other Facts
Olympic Gold Medalist in the 100-meter dash and 4 x 100 meter relay
World Record Holder in the 60-yard, 100-yard and 220-yard events
Only man to win both an Olympic Gold medal and a Super Bowl Ring
Was nicknamed “World’s Fastest Human.”
Enshrined in the Dallas Cowboys Ring of Honor in 2001

Career Totals
Played 132 games during 11 seasons. Gained 7414 receiving yards on 371 carries scoring 71 touchdowns including 68 rushing yards on 24 carries scoring 2 touchdowns, 1158 yards on 104 punt returns including 3 touchdowns, 581 yards on 23 kickoff returns. Hayes scored a total of 456 points during his career.

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