Leon Clarke (American football)

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Leon Clarke
No. 84, 81
Position: Tight end
Personal information
Date of birth: (1933-01-10)January 10, 1933
Place of birth: Venice, California
Date of death: October 5, 2009(2009-10-05) (aged 76)
Place of death: Los Alamitos, California
Height: 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Weight: 232 lb (105 kg)
Career information
High school: Los Angeles (CA) Venice
College: Southern California
NFL Draft: 1956 / Round: 2 / Pick: 14
Career history
Career highlights and awards

Leon Clarke (January 10, 1933 – October 5, 2009)[1] was an American football tight end who played in the National Football League between 1956 and 1963.

Clarke prepped at Venice High School. He played college football at the University of Southern California and played in the Pro Bowl in 1956 and 1957.

Clarke died of pancreatitis in Los Alamitos, California on October 5, 2009.[1] He was 76 years old.[2]


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