Bobby Hayes

Football Player

Birthday December 20, 1942

Birth Sign Sagittarius

Birthplace Jacksonville, FL

DEATH DATE Sep 18, 2002 (59)

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About

Olympic sprinter who became a Hall of Fame wide receiver with the Dallas Cowboys in the NFL, known as Bullet Bot.

Before Fame

He set multiple world records, including in the Olympic 100-meter dash, which he ran in 10.06 seconds, despite competing in a worn lane while wearing borrowed shoes.

Trivia

He was the second Olympic gold medalist to be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame, and the first one to win a Super Bowl ring.

Family Life

He grew up in Jacksonville, Florida.

Associated With

Jim Thorpe was another Olympian turned NFL star, though he never won the Super Bowl.