Leon Clarke
Date of birth: (1933-01-10)January 10, 1933
Place of birth: Venice, California
Date of death: October 5, 2009(2009-10-05) (aged 76)
Place of death: Los Alamitos, California
Career information
Position(s): Tight end
Height: 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
College: Southern California
NFL Draft: 1956 / Round: 2 / Pick: 14
 As player:
Los Angeles Rams
Cleveland Browns
Minnesota Vikings
Career highlights and awards
Pro Bowls: 2
Playing stats at

Leon Clarke (January 10, 1933 – October 5, 2009)[1] was an American football tight end who played in the National Football League between 1956 and 1963.

Clarke prepped at Venice High School. He played college football at the University of Southern California and played in the Pro Bowl in 1956 and 1957.

Clarke died of pancreatitis in Los Alamitos, California on October 5, 2009.[1]‏ He was 76 years old.[2]


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