Jay Leeuwenburg

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Jay Leeuwenburg
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Position:Offensive line
Personal information
Born: (1969-06-18) June 18, 1969 (age 54)
St. Louis, Missouri, U.S.
Height:6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight:294 lb (133 kg)
Career information
NFL draft:1992 / Round: 9 / Pick: 244
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Games played:137
Games started:108

Jay Robert Leeuwenburg (born June 18, 1969) is a former American football offensive lineman in the National Football League (NFL) for the Kansas City Chiefs, Chicago Bears, Indianapolis Colts, Cincinnati Bengals, and the Washington Redskins. He played college football at the University of Colorado and was drafted in the ninth round of the 1992 NFL Draft.[1]

He was born in St. Louis, Missouri. At age twelve, Leeuwenberg was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes.[2] Leeuwenburg coauthored the book Yes I Can! Yes You Can! with Denny Dressman, an autobiography that focuses on his struggles with diabetes and his journey to the NFL.

Leeuwenburg currently works as a college football analyst on The mtn television network, of the NCAA Mountain West Conference. He is also an elementary school teacher at Colorado Academy, a high-achieving private K-12 school in Denver. He is a coach at D evelyn high school


  1. ^ "1992 NFL Draft Listing". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved 2023-05-07.
  2. ^ "Jay Leeuwenburg". Diabetes Health. March 2000. Retrieved January 22, 2017.