Earl Heyman

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Earl Heyman
Position: Defensive tackle
Personal information
Date of birth: (1987-09-05) September 5, 1987 (age 29)
Place of birth: Louisville, Kentucky
Height: 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight: 310 lb (141 kg)
Career information
College: Louisville
Undrafted: 2009
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at NFL.com
Career Arena statistics
Tackles: 6
Sacks: 2.0
Forced fumbles: 1
Player stats at ArenaFan.com

Earl Heyman (born September 5, 1987) is a former American football defensive tackle, earning a Super Bowl ring with the New Orleans Saints against the Indianapolis Colts.[citation needed]

College career[edit]

Heyman played college football at Louisville, finishing his career with 112 tackles, 8.5 sacks, one Interception, 7 pass deflections and 2 Forced fumbles.[1]

Professional career[edit]

New Orleans Saints[edit]

On May 11, 2009, Heyman signed with the New Orleans Saints as an undrafted free agent.[2] On September 5, 2009, he was released,[2] and was signed to the practice squad.[3] On February 19, 2010, he again was signed to a roster contract, and released on July 29 of that year.[2]

Edmonton Eskimos[edit]

On August 23, 2010, Heyman signed with the Edmonton Eskimos of the Canadian Football League to join the practice roster.[4][5] On September 2, 2010, he was released from the practice roster.[6]

Cleveland Gladiators[edit]

On April 25, 2011, Heyman signed with the Cleveland Gladiators of the Arena Football League.[7]

Boxing career[edit]

Heyman defeated Chris Bascler to become the 2012 Heavyweight Golden Gloves Boxing Champion in the state of Indiana. He also won the 2012 Ringside world championships in the heavyweight division. He is currently[when?] 24-0, with 22 KO's.[8]


  1. ^ "Earl Heyman College Statistics". sports-reference.com. 
  2. ^ a b c "Earl Heyman". kffl.com. Archived from the original on November 30, 2014. Retrieved September 22, 2016. 
  3. ^ "NFL Transactions Report - November 2009 - New Orleans Saints". nfl.com. 
  4. ^ "Eskimos add Lester, Heyman to roster". cfl.ca. Retrieved August 23, 2010. 
  5. ^ "Esks add running back and defensive lineman". esks.com. Retrieved August 23, 2010. 
  6. ^ "Earl Heyman Released". oursportscentral.com. Retrieved September 2, 2010. 
  7. ^ "Cleveland Gladiators team transactions". arenafan.com. 
  8. ^ "Earl Heyman wins the Indiana Golden Gloves Heavyweight Championship". kentuckysports.com. Retrieved April 21, 2012. 

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