Leon Hart

Leon Joseph Hart
Born: November 2, 1928
Pittsburgh, PA USA
Deceased: September 24, 2002
South Bend, IN
Position: E-FB-DE
Height: 6'5"
Weight: 257
College: Notre Dame
High School: Turtle Creek (PA)
Career: 1950-1957
Drafted: 1950 in Round 1, #1 overall by the Detroit Lions

Leon Hart played from 1950 to 1957 during his career with the Detroit Lions. Hart ran for 612 yards in his career on 143 attempts, scoring 5 rushing touchdowns. He also caught 174 passes for 2,499 yards and 26 receiving touchdowns..

Detroit Lions
Detroit Lions

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Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1951NFL Detroit Lions4-6-1.50
1952NFL Detroit Lions3103.311 0
1953NFL Detroit Lions122.00
1955NFL Detroit Lions351594.521 0
1956NFL Detroit Lions763484.646 5
1957NFL Detroit Lions24994.115 0
Totals1436124.346 5


Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1950NFL Detroit Lions3150516.366 1
1951NFL Detroit Lions3554415.533 12
1952NFL Detroit Lions3237611.824 4
1953NFL Detroit Lions2547218.949 7
1954NFL Detroit Lions2437715.740 0
1955NFL Detroit Lions9546.014 1
1956NFL Detroit Lions141168.329 1
1957NFL Detroit Lions45513.822 0
Totals174249914.466 26

Kick Returns:

Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1955NFL Detroit Lions48621.525 0
Totals48621.525 0


Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1951NFL Detroit Lions22211.020 0
Totals22211.020 0

Defense and Fumbles:

Year Team Tackle Brup Fum F Rec FYds FTD FF
1950NFL Detroit Lions12150
1953NFL Detroit Lions1100
1954NFL Detroit Lions012210
1955NFL Detroit Lions2200
1956NFL Detroit Lions3000
1957NFL Detroit Lions10000

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Year Team Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
1950NFL Detroit Lions10006
1951NFL Detroit Lions012000072
1952NFL Detroit Lions0400024
1953NFL Detroit Lions0700042
1954NFL Detroit Lions010006
1955NFL Detroit Lions0100006
1956NFL Detroit Lions5100036

Playing Career:

Year League Team GP GS
1950NFLDetroit Lions120
1951NFLDetroit Lions120
1952NFLDetroit Lions110
1953NFLDetroit Lions120
1954NFLDetroit Lions120
1955NFLDetroit Lions110
1956NFLDetroit Lions110
1957NFLDetroit Lions110


1951 - Associated Press All-NFL (1st Team)
1951 - New York Daily News All-NFL (2nd Team)
1951 - United Press International All-NFL (1st Team)
1954 - United Press International All-NFL (2nd Team)
1956 - United Press International All-NFL (2nd Team)