Jay Leeuwenburg

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Jay Leeuwenburg
No. 58, 57
Position: Tackle / Guard
Personal information
Date of birth: (1969-06-18) June 18, 1969 (age 47)
Place of birth: St. Louis, Missouri
Height: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight: 294 lb (133 kg)
Career information
College: Colorado
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 in St. Louis, Missouri) is a former American football offensive lineman in the National Football League 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.

He was born in St. Louis, Missouri. At age twelve, Leeuwenberg was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes.[1] Leeuwenburg coauthered 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. Leeuwenburg is also an elementary school teacher at Colorado Academy. Colorado Academy is a high-achieving private K-12 school in Denver, with high professional and academic expectations from every teacher. Students and families have consistently had great things to say about being in Mr. L's classroom.


  1. ^ "Jay Leeuwenburg". Diabetes Health. Retrieved January 22, 2017.