Len Hauss

Len Hauss
No. 56
Position: Center
Personal information
Date of birth: (1942-07-11) July 11, 1942
Place of birth: Jesup, Georgia
Career information
High school: Jesup (GA)
College: Georgia
NFL Draft: 1964 / Round: 9 / Pick: 115
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Games played: 196
Games started: 192
Fumble recoveries: 5
Player stats at NFL.com

Leonard Moore Hauss (born July 11, 1942 in Jesup, Georgia) is a former American football center in the National Football League for the Washington Redskins from 1964 to 1977.

Early life

Hauss attended Jesup High School, where he played high school football as a fullback. As a senior, he rushed for 1,500 yards and scored 15 touchdowns.[1][2]

College career

Hauss attended and played college football at the University of Georgia, where he became a center. He received All-Southeastern Conference honors as a sophomore.[1]

Hauss is a member of the Sigma Chi Fraternity.[3]

Professional career

Hauss was drafted in the ninth round (115th overall) of the 1964 NFL Draft. He started his first game at center four games into the 1964 season, a job he would not lose until retirement.[1] Hauss helped lead the Redskins to the Super Bowl VII in 1972. He started 192 consecutive games for the Redskins between 1964 and 1977.[1] He was named to the Pro Bowl each year between 1967 and 1972. In 1978, he was replaced by Bob Kuziel.

After football

After retiring from the NFL, Hauss entered the financial services industry.[4]


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