Leon Bright
Leon Bright
Full Name:  Leon Bright, Jr.
   School:  Merritt Island High School in Merritt Island, Florida


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FSU Career
Football
Year  No  Pos     Hgt  Wgt  Cl  Ltr  Hometown
1974  35  RB      5-9  175  Fr   *   Merritt Island              
1975  35  HB      5-9  185  So   *   Merritt Island              
1976  35  TB      5-9  175  Jr       Merritt Island              


FSU Statistics
Football
Season Statistics
         |       Tackles        |   Sacks  |    Fumble    |     Pass Defense    | Blkd |   PAT Attempts  |        |         |    |
Year  GP |  ua   a Tot  tfl-yds |   no-yds | ff fr-yds-td | int-yds-td qbh brup | kick |   kick  rsh rcv |   fg   | saf dxp | td | pts
---------|----------------------|----------|--------------|---------------------|------|-----------------|--------|---------|----|----
1974     |   0   0   0  0.0-  0 |  0.0-  0 |  0   -  0- 0 |    -  0- 0   0   0  |   0  |   0- 0   0   0  |  0- 0  |   0   0 |  4 |  24
1975     |   0   0   0  0.0-  0 |  0.0-  0 |  0   -  0- 0 |    -  0- 0   0   0  |   0  |   0- 0   0   0  |  0- 0  |   0   0 |  3 |  18
1976     |   0   0   0  0.0-  0 |  0.0-  0 |  0   -  0- 0 |    -  0- 0   0   0  |   0  |   0- 0   0   0  |  0- 0  |   0   0 |  0 |   0
---------|----------------------|----------|--------------|---------------------|------|-----------------|--------|---------|----|----
Tot    0 |   0   0   0  0.0-  0 |  0.0-  0 |  0  0-  0- 0 |   0-  0- 0   0   0  |   0  |   0- 0   0   0  |  0- 0  |   0   0 |  7 |  42
         |       Rushing        |      Receiving       |         Passing          |     Kick Returns      |     Punt Returns      |  all
Year  GP |  no  yds  avg td lg  |  no  yds  avg td lg  | cmp- att-int  yds td lg  |  no  yds  avg td  lg  |  no  yds  avg td  lg  | purp
---------|----------------------|----------------------|--------------------------|-----------------------|-----------------------|-----
1974     |  61  296  4.9  2 16  |  12  201 16.8  1 55t |   0-  0 - 0     0  0     |  22  499 22.7  1 100t |   3   35 11.7  0  34  | 1031
1975     | 162  675  4.2  3 30  |  13  173 13.3  0 61  |   0-  0 - 0     0  0     |   4  140 35.0  0  54  |   2    7  3.5  0   4  |  995
1976     |   0    0  0.0  0     |   0    0  0.0  0     |   0-  0 - 0     0  0     |   0    0  0.0  0      |   0    0  0.0  0      |    0
---------|----------------------|----------------------|--------------------------|-----------------------|-----------------------|-----
Tot    0 | 223  971  4.4  5 30  |  25  374 15.0  1 61  |   0-   0- 0     0  0     |  26  639 24.6  1 100t |   5   42  8.4  0  34  | 2026
Football
Game Statistics
                            |       Tackles        |   Sacks  |    Fumble    |     Pass Defense    | Blkd |   PAT Attempts  |        |         |    |
1974                        |  ua   a Tot  tfl-yds |   no-yds | ff fr-yds-td | int-yds-td qbh brup | kick |   kick  rsh rcv |   fg   | saf dxp | td | pts
----------------------------|----------------------|----------|--------------|---------------------|------|-----------------|--------|---------|----|----
Sep 14 PITTSBURGH           |   0   0   0  0.0-  0 |  0.0-  0 |  0  0-  0- 0 |   0-  0- 0   0   0  |   0  |   0- 0    0   0 |  0- 0  |   0   0 |  0 |   0
Sep 21 COLORADO STATE       |   0   0   0  0.0-  0 |  0.0-  0 |  0  0-  0- 0 |   0-  0- 0   0   0  |   0  |   0- 0    0   0 |  0- 0  |   0   0 |  0 |   0
Sep 28 KANSAS               |   0   0   0  0.0-  0 |  0.0-  0 |  0  0-  0- 0 |   0-  0- 0   0   0  |   0  |   0- 0    0   0 |  0- 0  |   0   0 |  1 |   6
Oct  5 BAYLOR               |   0   0   0  0.0-  0 |  0.0-  0 |  0  0-  0- 0 |   0-  0- 0   0   0  |   0  |   0- 0    0   0 |  0- 0  |   0   0 |  0 |   0
Oct 12 ALABAMA              |   0   0   0  0.0-  0 |  0.0-  0 |  0  0-  0- 0 |   0-  0- 0   0   0  |   0  |   0- 0    0   0 |  0- 0  |   0   0 |  0 |   0
Oct 19 FLORIDA              |   0   0   0  0.0-  0 |  0.0-  0 |  0  0-  0- 0 |   0-  0- 0   0   0  |   0  |   0- 0    0   0 |  0- 0  |   0   0 |  0 |   0
Nov  2 MEMPHIS STATE        |   0   0   0  0.0-  0 |  0.0-  0 |  0  0-  0- 0 |   0-  0- 0   0   0  |   0  |   0- 0    0   0 |  0- 0  |   0   0 |  0 |   0
Nov  8 MIAMI                |   0   1   1  0.0-  0 |  0.0-  0 |  0  0-  0- 0 |   0-  0- 0   0   0  |   0  |   0- 0    0   0 |  0- 0  |   0   0 |  1 |   6
Nov 16 VIRGINIA TECH        |   0   0   0  0.0-  0 |  0.0-  0 |  0  0-  0- 0 |   0-  0- 0   0   0  |   0  |   0- 0    0   0 |  0- 0  |   0   0 |  2 |  12
Nov 23 HOUSTON              |   0   0   0  0.0-  0 |  0.0-  0 |  0  0-  0- 0 |   0-  0- 0   0   0  |   0  |   0- 0    0   0 |  0- 0  |   0   0 |  0 |   0
----------------------------|----------------------|----------|--------------|---------------------|------|-----------------|--------|---------|----|----
Tot                         |   0   1   1  0.0-  0 |  0.0-  0 |  0  0-  0- 0 |   0-  0- 0   0   0  |   0  |   0- 0    0   0 |  0- 0  |  0    0 |  4 |  24

                            |       Tackles        |   Sacks  |    Fumble    |     Pass Defense    | Blkd |   PAT Attempts  |        |         |    |
1975                        |  ua   a Tot  tfl-yds |   no-yds | ff fr-yds-td | int-yds-td qbh brup | kick |   kick  rsh rcv |   fg   | saf dxp | td | pts
----------------------------|----------------------|----------|--------------|---------------------|------|-----------------|--------|---------|----|----
Sep 13 TEXAS TECH           |   0   0   0  0.0-  0 |  0.0-  0 |  0  0-  0- 0 |   0-  0- 0   0   0  |   0  |   0- 0    0   0 |  0- 0  |   0   0 |  1 |   6
Sep 20 UTAH STATE           |   0   0   0  0.0-  0 |  0.0-  0 |  0  0-  0- 0 |   0-  0- 0   0   0  |   0  |   0- 0    0   0 |  0- 0  |   0   0 |  0 |   0
Sep 27 IOWA STATE           |   0   0   0  0.0-  0 |  0.0-  0 |  0  0-  0- 0 |   0-  0- 0   0   0  |   0  |   0- 0    0   0 |  0- 0  |   0   0 |  0 |   0
Oct  4 GEORGIA TECH         |   0   0   0  0.0-  0 |  0.0-  0 |  0  0-  0- 0 |   0-  0- 0   0   0  |   0  |   0- 0    0   0 |  0- 0  |   0   0 |  0 |   0
Oct 11 VIRGINIA TECH        |   0   0   0  0.0-  0 |  0.0-  0 |  0  0-  0- 0 |   0-  0- 0   0   0  |   0  |   0- 0    0   0 |  0- 0  |   0   0 |  0 |   0
Oct 18 FLORIDA              |   0   0   0  0.0-  0 |  0.0-  0 |  0  0-  0- 0 |   0-  0- 0   0   0  |   0  |   0- 0    0   0 |  0- 0  |   0   0 |  0 |   0
Oct 25 AUBURN               |   0   0   0  0.0-  0 |  0.0-  0 |  0  0-  0- 0 |   0-  0- 0   0   0  |   0  |   0- 0    0   0 |  0- 0  |   0   0 |  1 |   6
Nov  1 CLEMSON              |   0   0   0  0.0-  0 |  0.0-  0 |  0  0-  0- 0 |   0-  0- 0   0   0  |   0  |   0- 0    0   0 |  0- 0  |   0   0 |  1 |   6
Nov  8 MEMPHIS STATE        |   0   0   0  0.0-  0 |  0.0-  0 |  0  0-  0- 0 |   0-  0- 0   0   0  |   0  |   0- 0    0   0 |  0- 0  |   0   0 |  0 |   0
----------------------------|----------------------|----------|--------------|---------------------|------|-----------------|--------|---------|----|----
Tot                         |   0   0   0  0.0-  0 |  0.0-  0 |  0  0-  0- 0 |   0-  0- 0   0   0  |   0  |   0- 0    0   0 |  0- 0  |  0    0 |  3 |  18

                            |       Rushing        |      Receiving       |         Passing          |     Kick Returns      |     Punt Returns      |  all
1974                        |  no  yds  avg td lg  |  no  yds  avg td lg  | cmp- att-int  yds td lg  |  no  yds  avg td  lg  |  no  yds  avg td  lg  | purp
----------------------------|----------------------|----------------------|--------------------------|-----------------------|-----------------------|-----
Sep 14 PITTSBURGH           |   0    0  0.0  0     |   0    0  0.0  0     |   0-   0- 0     0  0     |   3   51 17.0  0      |   1    1  1.0  0      |   52
Sep 21 COLORADO STATE       |   0    0  0.0  0     |   0    0  0.0  0     |   0-   0- 0     0  0     |   2   25 12.5  0      |   0    0  0.0  0      |   25
Sep 28 KANSAS               |   5   30  6.0  1 14  |   0    0  0.0  0     |   0-   0- 0     0  0     |   2   30 15.0  0      |   0    0  0.0  0      |   60
Oct  5 BAYLOR               |   4   26  6.5  0 11  |   0    0  0.0  0     |   0-   0- 0     0  0     |   2   44 22.0  0      |   0    0  0.0  0      |   70
Oct 12 ALABAMA              |   1    0  0.0  0     |   0    0  0.0  0     |   0-   0- 0     0  0     |   3   51 17.0  0      |   0    0  0.0  0      |   51
Oct 19 FLORIDA              |   0    0  0.0  0     |   0    0  0.0  0     |   0-   0- 0     0  0     |   3   58 19.3  0      |   0    0  0.0  0      |   58
Nov  2 MEMPHIS STATE        |   3   23  7.7  0 16  |   4   56 14.0  0     |   0-   0- 0     0  0     |   1   21 21.0  0      |   0    0  0.0  0      |  100
Nov  8 MIAMI                |  22  105  4.8  1 14  |   3   43 14.3  0 34  |   0-   0- 0     0  0     |   0    0  0.0  0      |   0    0  0.0  0      |  148
Nov 16 VIRGINIA TECH        |  10   50  5.0  0     |   2   72 36.0  1     |   0-   0- 0     0  0     |   4  184 46.0  1      |   1   34 34.0  0      |  340
Nov 23 HOUSTON              |  16   62  3.9  0     |   3   30 10.0  0     |   0-   0- 0     0  0     |   2   35 17.5  0      |   1    0  0.0  0      |  127
----------------------------|----------------------|----------------------|--------------------------|-----------------------|-----------------------|-----
Tot                         |  61  296  4.9  2 16  |  12  201 16.8  1 34  |   0-   0- 0     0  0     |  22  499 22.7  1      |   3   35 11.7  0      | 1031

                            |       Rushing        |      Receiving       |         Passing          |     Kick Returns      |     Punt Returns      |  all
1975                        |  no  yds  avg td lg  |  no  yds  avg td lg  | cmp- att-int  yds td lg  |  no  yds  avg td  lg  |  no  yds  avg td  lg  | purp
----------------------------|----------------------|----------------------|--------------------------|-----------------------|-----------------------|-----
Sep 13 TEXAS TECH           |  20  102  5.1  1 20  |   1    5  5.0  0  5  |   0-   0- 0     0  0     |   0    0  0.0  0      |   0    0  0.0  0      |  107
Sep 20 UTAH STATE           |  30  138  4.6  0 30  |   0    0  0.0  0     |   0-   0- 0     0  0     |   1   15 15.0  0      |   0    0  0.0  0      |  153
Sep 27 IOWA STATE           |  15   71  4.7  0 15  |   0    0  0.0  0     |   0-   0- 0     0  0     |   0    0  0.0  0      |   0    0  0.0  0      |   71
Oct  4 GEORGIA TECH         |  11   35  3.2  0 10  |   5   56 11.2  0     |   0-   0- 0     0  0     |   0    0  0.0  0      |   1    3  3.0  0      |   94
Oct 11 VIRGINIA TECH        |  21   92  4.4  0 17  |   0    0  0.0  0     |   0-   0- 0     0  0     |   0    0  0.0  0      |   0    0  0.0  0      |   92
Oct 18 FLORIDA              |  13   62  4.8  0  9  |   1    2  2.0  0  2  |   0-   0- 0     0  0     |   0    0  0.0  0      |   0    0  0.0  0      |   64
Oct 25 AUBURN               |  26   79  3.0  1 11  |   4   42 10.5  0     |   0-   0- 0     0  0     |   2   71 35.5  0      |   0    0  0.0  0      |  192
Nov  1 CLEMSON              |  15   75  5.0  1 11  |   1   61 61.0  0     |   0-   0- 0     0  0     |   0    0  0.0  0      |   1    4  4.0  0      |  140
Nov  8 MEMPHIS STATE        |  11   21  1.9  0  8  |   1    7  7.0  0     |   0-   0- 0     0  0     |   1   54 54.0  0      |   0    0  0.0  0      |   82
----------------------------|----------------------|----------------------|--------------------------|-----------------------|-----------------------|-----
Tot                         | 162  675  4.2  3 30  |  13  173 13.3  0  5  |   0-   0- 0     0  0     |   4  140 35.0  0      |   2    7  3.5  0      |  995



Pro Career
Football
Height: 5-9   Weight: 192
Drafted: 1981, Free Agent, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, RB    
Debut: September 6, 1981

Year  Abbr   Team                                No      Pos
1981  NYG    New York Giants                     45      RB-PR-KR
1982  NYG    New York Giants                     45      RB-PR-KR
1983  NYG    New York Giants                     45      RB-PR-KR
1984  TB     Tampa Bay Buccaneers                29      PR-KR
1985  TB     Tampa Bay Buccaneers                29      PR-KR


Pro Statistics
Football
Offensive Statistics
Year Team  GP  GS   Rush  Yds   Avg Long  TD    Rec  Yds  Avg Long  TD   Fum FL
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1981 NYG   15         51  197   3.9        2     28  291 10.4        0     3   
1982 NYG    8          1    5   5.0        0      2   19  9.5        0     0   
1983 NYG    7          1    2   2.0        0      2   33 16.5        0     2   
1984 TB    12          0    0   0.0        0      0    0  0.0        0     2   
1985 TB     8          0    0   0.0        0      0    0  0.0        0     4   
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5 Years    50   0     53  204   3.8        2     32  343 10.7        0    11  0
Special Teams Statistics
Year Team  GP    PR  Yds  Avg Long TD    KR  Yds  Avg Long TD
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1981 NYG   15    52  410  7.9       0    25  481 19.2       0
1982 NYG    8    37  325  8.8       0     4   72 18.0       0
1983 NYG    7    17  117  6.9       0    21  475 22.6       0
1984 TB    12    23  173  7.5       0    16  303 18.9       0
1985 TB     8    12  124 10.3       0    11  213 19.4       0
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5 Years    50   141 1149  8.1       0    77 1544 20.1       0