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Collection: 1928 Births, 2002 Deaths, All-American College Football Players, American Football Ends, American Football Tight Ends, American People of Polish Descent, College Football Hall of Fame Inductees, Detroit Lions Players, Heisman Trophy Winners, Maxwell Award Winners, National Football League First Overall Draft Picks, Notre Dame Fighting Irish Football Players, Players of American Football from Pennsylvania, Sportspeople from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Western Conference Pro Bowl Players
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Leon Hart

Leon Joseph Hart (November 2, 1928 – September 24, 2002) was an American football end. He won the Heisman Trophy and the Maxwell Award while at the University of Notre Dame in 1949 and played in the National Football League (NFL) for eight seasons, from 1950 to 1957, with the Detroit Lions.

Hart holds the distinction of being the only lineman to win three college football national championships and three NFL Championships. He is the last of only two lineman ever to win the Heisman Trophy. Also, he is one of only three players, along

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