Tyrone Hughes

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Tyrone Hughes
No. 33, 32
Position: Cornerback / Return Specialist
Personal information
Date of birth: (1970-01-14) January 14, 1970 (age 45)
Place of birth: New Orleans, Louisiana
Height: 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Weight: 175 lb (79 kg)
Career information
College: Nebraska
NFL draft: 1993 / Round: 5 / Pick: 137
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Tackles: 67
Interceptions: 4
Return yards: 8,410
Return TDs: 5
Stats at NFL.com

Tyrone Christopher Hughes (born January 14, 1970) is a former American football defensive back in the National Football League for the New Orleans Saints, Chicago Bears, and the Dallas Cowboys. He attended and graduated from St. Augustine High School, where he also ran track. He went to the Pro Bowl after the 1993 season as a kick returner. Hughes played college football at the University of Nebraska and was drafted in the fifth round of the 1993 NFL Draft. He holds the NFL record for most kickoff return yards in a single game (304) and the most combined kickoff/punt return yards in a game (347). He also had 2 kick off returns for touchdowns that same game which tie another NFL record with numerous other players on October 23, 1994.[1]


  1. ^ Pro Football Register. St. Louis, MO: Sporting News. 1999. p. 190. 

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