Len Hauss
No. 56     
Center
Personal information
Date of birth: (1942-07-11) July 11, 1942 (age 78)
Place of birth: Jesup, Georgia
High School: Jesup (GA)
Career information
College: Georgia
NFL Draft: 1964 / Round: 9 / Pick: 115
Debuted in 1964 for the [[{{{debutteam}}}]]
Last played in 1977 for the [[{{{finalteam}}}]]
Career history
* Washington Redskins ( 1964 1977)
Career highlights and awards
* 6× Pro Bowl (1967-72)
Games played     196
Games started     192
Fumble recoveries     5
Stats at NFL.com

Leonard Moore Hauss (born July 11, 1942 in Jesup, Georgia) is a former American football center in the National Football League for the Washington Redskins from 1964 to 1977.

Early life[edit | edit source]

Hauss attended Jesup High School, where he played high school football as a fullback. As a senior, he rushed for 1,500 yards and scored 15 touchdowns.[1][2]

College career[edit | edit source]

Hauss attended and played college football at the University of Georgia, where he became a center. He received All-Southeastern Conference honors as a sophomore.[1]

Hauss is a member of the Sigma Chi Fraternity.[3]

Professional career[edit | edit source]

Hauss was drafted in the ninth round (115th overall) of the 1964 NFL Draft. He started his first game at center four games into the 1964 season, a job he would not lose until retirement.[1] Hauss helped lead the Redskins to the Super Bowl VII in 1972. He started 192 consecutive games for the Redskins between 1964 and 1977.[1] He was named to the Pro Bowl each year between 1967 and 1972. In 1978, he was replaced by Bob Kuziel.

After football[edit | edit source]

After retiring from the NFL, Hauss entered the financial services industry.[4]

References[edit | edit source]



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