John E. "Buddy" Leake, Jr. (May 25, 1933 – February 18, 2014) was an American award winning quarterback and kicker with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers in the Canadian Football League.
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, Leake raised his 8 children with his wife, Carolyn in Memphis, Tennessee before eventually moving to Oklahoma City, Oklahoma in 1979. On February 18, 2014, Leake died at the age of 80 in Oklahoma City.
navy leake movie
my buddy leake...this dude made my six months over seas a riot! i told him i was going to title it down sydrome dancing sailor.
Here's Johnny Football vs. Lake Travis HS
Came across some outstanding video footage my buddy Robert Leake shot at Lake Travis High School when Kerrville Tivy QB Johnny Manziel almost single handidly beat the Cavaliers by himself....
Carey Bell , Buster Benton & Lafayette Leake ~ Tribute 1973
Modern Electric Harmonica Chicago Blues 1973 The All Star Blues World Of Maestro Willie Dixon And His Chicago Blues Band. Carey Bell on vocals ( tracks1,2 ) harmonica Buster Benton on guitar...
Sonny Boy Williamson "Don't Make A Mistake" with Buddy Guy (1963 take 1 & 2)
Sonny Boy Williamson (vocals/Harmonica); Buddy Guy (guitar); Lafayette Leake (piano); Don Hankins, Jarret Gibson (saxes); Jack Myers (bass); Clifton James (drums). recorded early 1963 in Chicago.
BUDDY GUY - WHEN MY LEFT EYE JUMPS - 1962
This track was recorded on August 12, 1962 Buddy Guy - Vocals and Guitar Jack Myers - Bass Phil Thomas - Drums Lafayette Leake - Organ Lefty Bates - Guitar Sunny Turner - Trumpet Murry...
Buddy Guy - Worried Mind (aka Stick Around)
Recorded August 14, 1963 Personnel: Buddy Guy (guitar, vocals) Jarrett Gibson (tenor sax) Donald Hankins (tenor sax) Lafayette Leake (piano) Jack Meyers (bass) Clifton James (drums) Originally...
SONNY BOY WILLIAMSON W/ BUDDY GUY - ONE WAY OUT - 1963
This track is from Sonny Boy Williamson's 1965 album "The Real Folk Blues". It was recorded on September 1963 for Chess records in Chicago. Sonny Boy Williamson - Vocals and Harmonica...
The Jack Rowell Jr Band & Friends
At Club 152 The Four Roses Bourbon & Blues Night... The Jack Rowell Jr Band shares the stage with - Redd Velvet, Mark Ross, Stephen Fowler, Cedric Keel, Leo Goff, Evan Leake, Buddy Davis & Lou ...
JESSE FORTUNE W/ BUDDY GUY - HEAVY HEART BEAT - 1963
Recorded on April 26, 1963 in Chicago IL. Jesse Fortune - Vocals Buddy Guy - Lead Guitar Big Walter Hornton - Harmonica Lafayette Leake - Piano Jack Myers - Bass Willie Smith - Drums...
Wed, 19 Feb 2014 16:27:37 -0800
Buddy Leake, part of perhaps the greatest backfield in OU history and founder of Oklahoma's chapter of the National Football Foundation, died Tuesday night. He was 80. Photo - Provided e-mail Black and White photo of Max Weitzenhoffer (left) Provided ...
Thu, 20 Feb 2014 03:49:36 -0800
OKLAHOMAN CITY —- Buddy Leake, part of perhaps the greatest backfield in OU history and founder of Oklahoma's chapter of the National Football Foundation, died Tuesday night. He was 80. Leake, a longtime Oklahoma City insurance agent, served as ...
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Winnipeg Free Press
Tue, 06 Jan 2015 09:32:56 -0800
His Bomber teammates Bob McNamara and Buddy Leake battled for the Western Conference scoring title in 1956 with the versatile Leake winning by one point. Dick Thornton was a larger-than-life two-way player who starred for both the Bombers and the ...
Wed, 11 Jun 2014 11:00:00 -0700
Sports marketing pioneer will be recognized at the 57th NFF Annual Awards Dinner in New York City. IRVING, Texas – The National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame (NFF) announced today that sports marketing pioneer Jim Host has been named ...
Sun, 19 Jan 2014 00:21:17 -0800
He has been on the University of Tulsa campus for only a few days, but Tavarreon Dickerson already is familiar with the Golden Hurricane's run-game history. The wallpaper image on Dickerson's phone is a photo of the list of Tulsa's career rushing leaders.
Thu, 29 Nov 2012 18:25:02 -0800
Did TCU's Johnny Crouch really give back a touchdown in 1954 that kept OU's win streak alive? Like most things that now live in dusty history books and the memories of old men, legend and truth make for a cloudy mix. The fact is, the wrong Frog might ...
Tue, 23 Oct 2012 18:18:27 -0700
I don't know what a Buck Rodgers hat is, but I know the Heisman Trophy when I see it. Notre Dame's Johnny Lattner won it that year, perhaps in part because he intercepted a late Buddy Leake pass, and the Irish ended OU's 25-game homefield win streak.
Fri, 10 Feb 2012 11:58:12 -0800
Memphis Pros chairman of the board Buddy Leake said Finley was the last person they called. Finley came up with $110,000 to cover the Pro's debt to the league and approximately another $100,000 to buy them from the thousands of Memphis Pros ...
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