American Football Database
Earl Heyman
Defensive tackle
Personal information
Date of birth: (1987-09-05) September 5, 1987 (age 34)
Place of birth: Louisville, Kentucky
Career information
College: Louisville
Undrafted in 2009
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
* New Orleans Saints ( 2009 2010)
Career highlights and awards
* Super Bowl champion (XLIV)
Tackles     6
Sacks     2.0
Forced fumbles     1
Stats at

Earl Heyman (born September 5, 1987) is a former American football defensive tackle, earning a Super Bowl ring with the New Orleans Saints against the Indianapolis Colts.[citation needed]

College career

Heyman played college football at Louisville, finishing his career with 112 tackles, 8.5 sacks, one Interception, 7 pass deflections and 2 Forced fumbles.[1]

Professional career

New Orleans Saints

On May 11, 2009, Heyman signed with the New Orleans Saints as an undrafted free agent.[2] On September 5, 2009, he was released,[2] and was signed to the practice squad.[3] On February 19, 2010, he again was signed to a roster contract, and released on July 29 of that year.[2]

Edmonton Eskimos

On August 23, 2010, Heyman signed with the Edmonton Eskimos of the Canadian Football League to join the practice roster.[4][5] On September 2, 2010, he was released from the practice roster.[6]

Cleveland Gladiators

On April 25, 2011, Heyman signed with the Cleveland Gladiators of the Arena Football League.[7]

Boxing career

Heyman defeated Chris Bascler to become the 2012 Heavyweight Golden Gloves Boxing Champion in the state of Indiana. He also won the 2012 Ringside world championships in the heavyweight division. He is currently[when?] 24-0, with 22 KO's.[8]


  1. "Earl Heyman College Statistics". Archived from the original on November 9, 2012.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 "Earl Heyman". Archived from the original on November 30, 2014. Retrieved September 22, 2016.
  3. "NFL Transactions Report - November 2009 - New Orleans Saints".
  4. "Eskimos add Lester, Heyman to roster". Retrieved August 23, 2010.
  5. "Esks add running back and defensive lineman". Retrieved August 23, 2010.
  6. "Earl Heyman Released". September 2, 2010. Retrieved September 2, 2010.
  7. "Cleveland Gladiators team transactions".
  8. "Earl Heyman wins the Indiana Golden Gloves Heavyweight Championship". Archived from the original on January 16, 2013. Retrieved April 21, 2012.

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