Lee Bouggess
No. 46     
Running back
Personal information
Date of birth: (1948-01-18) January 18, 1948 (age 72)
Place of birth: Louisville, Kentucky
Height: 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) Weight: 210 lb (95 kg)
Career information
College: Louisville
NFL Draft: 1970 / Round: 3 / Pick: 59
Debuted in 1970 for the Philadelphia Eagles
Last played in 1973 for the Philadelphia Eagles
Career history
* Philadelphia Eagles ( 1970- 1973)
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of 1973
Rushing yards     697
Average     2.6
Rushing touchdowns     5
Receptions     78
Receiving yards     589
Receiving touchdowns     3
Stats at
Stats at

Lee Edward Bouggess (born January 18, 1948 in Louisville, Kentucky) is a former American football running back who played for three seasons in the National Football League for the Philadelphia Eagles from 19701973. He was drafted by the Eagles in the third round of the 1970 NFL Draft. He played college football at Louisville.

Professional careerEdit

Philadelphia EaglesEdit

Bouggess was drafted by the Philadelphia Eagles in the third round of the 1970 NFL Draft. As a rookie in 1970, Bouggess had one of the worst seasons ever with a yards-per-carry average of 2.52, the lowest in NFL history.[1] However, he currently ranks sixth for all Eagles rookies with 50 receptions, only behind Keith Jackson (81), DeSean Jackson (62), Don Looney (58), Jeremy Maclin (56) and Charle Young (55).[2]

In his three-year career, Bouggess played in 32 games, but never started in any. He rushed for 697 yards on 271 carries and two touchdowns with an average of 2.6 yards-per-carry. He also caught 78 passes for 589 yards and three touchdowns.[3]


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