John Leake (American football)

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John Leake
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Leake in 2006
No. 53, 57
Position: Linebacker
Personal information
Date of birth: (1981-08-28) August 28, 1981 (age 35)
Place of birth: Plano, Texas
Career information
High school: Plano (TX) East
College: Clemson
Undrafted: 2004
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Tackles: 12

John Robert Leake (born August 28, 1981) is a former American football linebacker.

Early life and college[edit]

Leake was born in Plano, Texas and graduated from Plano East Senior High School in 2000.[1] At Clemson University, Leake played at linebacker for the Clemson Tigers football team from 2000 to 2003.[2]

NFL career[edit]

Pre-draft measurables
Ht Wt Arm length Hand size 40-yd dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert Broad BP
6 ft 0 in 228 lb 3014 in 834 in 4.75 s 7.55 s 4112 in 10 ft 6 in 29 reps
Scouting report

Leake was not selected in the 2004 NFL Draft. On April 26, 2004, Leake signed as an undrafted free agent with the Tennessee Titans.[3] The Titans waived Leake on September 4.[4]

Leake split the 2005 NFL season between the Atlanta Falcons and the Green Bay Packers. The following season, he was once again a member of the Falcons.[5]


  1. ^ "John Leake". Atlanta Falcons. Archived from the original on April 8, 2007. 
  2. ^ "John Leake". Clemson Tigers. Archived from the original on July 26, 2004. 
  3. ^ "transactions". New York Times. April 27, 2004. 
  4. ^ "Titans release six players; more cuts to come Sunday". Tennessee Titans. September 4, 2004. Archived from the original on September 6, 2004. 
  5. ^ "John Leake". NFL. Retrieved July 14, 2013.