Leon Crosswhite
refer to caption
Crosswhite in 2019
No. 17, 35
Position:Running back/Fullback (gridiron football)
Personal information
Born: (1951-04-28) April 28, 1951 (age 68)
Hennessey, Oklahoma
Height:6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight:215 lb (98 kg)
Career information
High school:Hennessey High School (OK)
NFL Draft:1973 / Round: 2 / Pick: 44
Career history
* Detroit Lions ( 1973 1974)

Leon Crosswhite (born April 28, 1951) is a former American football fullback.

College careerEdit

Crosswhite attended University of Oklahoma and played for the Sooners football team as a Running back part of the Wishbone formation, from 1970 to 1973.[1][2][3]

NFL careerEdit

He played for the Detroit Lions from 1973 to 1974. He was drafted by the Detroit Lions in the 1973 NFL Draft. On January 28, 1975, Crosswhite was traded to the New England Patriots. On September 3, 1975 the Patriots placed Crosswhite on injured reserve.[4][5][6][7]


Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.