Bob Hayes Biography

Track and Field Athlete, Football Player, Athlete (1942–2002)
Bob Hayes was a sprinter and NFL player who was remarkably powerful, with as much raw speed as any athlete in history.


Bob Hayes was an American sprinter and football player who, although relatively slow out of the starting block and with a lumbering style of running, was remarkably powerful, with raw speed to burn. After setting and tying many sprinting records, Hayes played football as a wide receiver for the Dallas Cowboys for 10 seasons, starting in 1965, and helped the Cowboys win the Super Bowl in 1972.

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