Jeff Leiding

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Jeff Leiding
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Personal information
Born:(1961-10-28)October 28, 1961
Kansas City, Missouri
Died:July 13, 2014(2014-07-13) (aged 52)
St. Louis, Missouri
Height:6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight:232 lb (105 kg)
Career information
High school:Tulsa (OK) Union
NFL Draft:1984 / Round: 5 / Pick: 129
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
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Jeffrey James Leiding (October 28, 1961 - July 13, 2014) was an American football linebacker who played two seasons with the Indianapolis Colts of the National Football League. He was drafted by the St. Louis Cardinals in the fifth round of the 1984 NFL Draft. He played college football at the University of Texas. Leiding first enrolled at Hickman Mills High School in Kansas City, Missouri before transferring to Union High School in Tulsa, Oklahoma.[1][2] He was a consensus All-American in 1983.[3] He was also a member of the San Antonio Gunslingers. He died of a heart attack on July 13, 2014.[4]


  1. ^ Lewis, Barry (July 18, 2014). "Services set for former Union football standout Jeff Leiding". Retrieved 24 August 2014.
  2. ^ "JEFF LEIDING". Archived from the original on 26 August 2014. Retrieved 24 August 2014.
  3. ^ "2014 NCAA Football Records: Consensus All-America Selections" (PDF). National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). 2014. p. 6. Retrieved August 16, 2014.
  4. ^ "Texas loses another legend: Longhorn linebacker Jeff Leiding passes". July 15, 2014. Retrieved 24 August 2014.

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