Leonard Myers (gridiron football)

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Leonard Myers
No. 25
Position: Cornerback
Personal information
Date of birth: (1978-12-18)December 18, 1978
Place of birth: Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Date of death: February 17, 2017(2017-02-17) (aged 38)
Place of death: Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Height: 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Weight: 198 lb (90 kg)
Career information
College: Miami (FL)
NFL Draft: 2001 / Round: 6 / Pick: 200
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Tackles: 24
Passes Defended: 2
Interceptions: 0
Player stats at NFL.com

Leonard Bernard Myers, Jr. (December 18, 1978 – February 17, 2017) was a professional American football cornerback drafted in the sixth round of the 2001 NFL Draft by the New England Patriots of the National Football League.

Myers earned a Super Bowl ring with the Patriots in 2001, and sold it on eBay in 2005 for US$32,600.[1]

He died of cancer on February 17, 2017, at age 38.[2]


  1. ^ T.O. title ring to aid Katrina victims goes for $48K ESPN.com. Accessed 22 November 2007.
  2. ^ Richards, George (February 17, 2017). "Former UM, Dillard High standout Leonard Myers dies". Miami Herald. Retrieved February 17, 2017. 

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