|Date of birth:||May 25, 1933|
|Place of birth:||Memphis, Tennessee|
|Date of death:||February 18, 2014(aged 80)|
|Place of death:||Oklahoma City, Oklahoma|
|Position(s):||Running Back, Quarterback, Kicker|
|College:||University of Oklahoma|
|1951-1954 (College), 1955-57 (Professional)||Winnipeg Blue Bombers|
Career highlights and awards
|Awards:||1956 - Dave Dryburgh Memorial Trophy|
Leake was a star player with the Oklahoma Sooners. He played in Canada with the Blue Bombers for 3 seasons, his best being 1956, when he scored 103 points (10 touchdowns, 30 converts, 4 field goals, 1 single) and won the Dave Dryburgh Memorial Trophy.
After leaving football, Buddy raised his 8 children with his wife, Carolyn in Memphis, Tennessee before eventually moving to Oklahoma City, Oklahoma in 1979. On February 18, 2014, Buddy died at the age of 80 in Oklahoma City.
- Winnipeg Blue Bombers Alumni all-time roster
- Tramel, Berry. "Oklahoma football: Former Sooner Buddy Leake dies". News OK. Retrieved 2014-02-21.
- Southern Fried Sooner Buddy Leake was almost a Cornhusker
- 1956 CFL Record Book
- Oklahoma football: Former Sooner Buddy Leake dies