Danny Lewis
Date of birth: (1936-02-14) February 14, 1936 (age 83)
Place of birth: Freehold Township, New Jersey
Career information
Position(s): Running back
College: Wisconsin
NFL Draft: 1958 / Round: 6 / Pick: 73
 As player:
Detroit Lions
Washington Redskins
New York Giants
Playing stats at

Daniel Nathan Lewis (born February 14, 1936 in Freehold Township, New Jersey) is a former American football running back in the National Football League for the Detroit Lions, the Washington Redskins, and the New York Giants. He played college football at the University of Wisconsin and was drafted in the sixth round of the 1958 NFL Draft.

Lewis played high school football at Freehold High School in Freehold Borough, New Jersey.[1]


  1. Morris, Tim. "Mayes, Freeman enter Borough’s Athletic Hall", News Transcript. June 21, 2000. Accessed January 27, 2008. "It was a different time and a different era. In the 1950s Freehold High School was the only high school in the area and drew its students from all over Western Monmouth County.... One of the teams that brought Freehold into the limelight was the legendary 1953 team that went undefeated (9-0) and won Shore Conference and Central Jersey championships. Its marquee name was running back Danny Lewis, who went from Freehold to the University of Wisconsin and then to a National Football League career."

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