- NAME: Bob Hayes
- OCCUPATION: Football Player, Track and Field Athlete
- BIRTH DATE: December 20, 1942
- DEATH DATE: September 18, 2002
- EDUCATION: Matthew W. Gilbert High School, Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University
- PLACE OF BIRTH: Jacksonville, Florida
- PLACE OF DEATH: Jacksonville, Florida
- Full Name: Robert Lee Hayes
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Bob Hayes was a sprinter and NFL player who was remarkably powerful, with as much raw speed as any athlete in history.
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