Dec 12, 2011

Leonard Lyles dies at 74

(ESPN) Former NFL defensive back and reliable return man Leonard Lyles, who helped break football's color barrier as one of the early black players, has died.
... Lyles was selected by Baltimore in the first round of the 1958 draft out of Louisville and spent 10 of his 12 seasons with the Colts, interrupted by a two-year stint with the 49ers in 1959 and `60. Continued