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Leonard C. Fairley (born January 2, 1951) is a former American football defensive back who played one season with the Houston Oilers of the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the Oilers in the seventh round of the 1974 NFL Draft. He played college football at Alcorn Agricultural and Mechanical College and attended M. F. Nichols High School in Biloxi, Mississippi.[1] Fairley was also a member of the Buffalo Bills.

Leonard Fairley
No. 29
Position:Defensive back
Personal information
Born: (1951-01-02) January 2, 1951 (age 68)
Biloxi, Mississippi
Height:5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Weight:200 lb (91 kg)
Career information
High school:Biloxi (MS) Nichols
College:Alcorn A&M
NFL Draft:1974 / Round: 7 / Pick: 157
Career history
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at NFL.com
Player stats at PFR

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College careerEdit

Fairley played strong safety for the Alcorn A&M Braves.[2] He was inducted into the Alcorn State Sports Hall of Fame in 2010.[3]

Professional careerEdit

Fairley was selected by the Houston Oilers with the 157th pick in the 1974 NFL Draft. He played in two games for the Oilers during the 1974 season.[1] He was later released by the Oilers.[2] Fairley signed with the Buffalo Bills on October 1, 1974.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "LEONARD FAIRLEY". profootballarchives.com. Retrieved August 2, 2015.
  2. ^ a b c "BUFFALO". The Eagle. Associated Press. October 2, 1974. p. 19. Archived from the original on August 2, 2015. Retrieved August 2, 2015.
  3. ^ "Thomas to Be Inducted Into Alcorn State Sports Hall of Fame". meacsports.com. October 26, 2010. Archived from the original on August 3, 2015. Retrieved August 2, 2015.

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