#22 Bob Hayes
Dallas Cowboys Wide Receiver 1965-1974
Cowboys Fastest Human Alive Bob Hayes’ Bio
Dallas Cowboys Bob “Bullet” Hayes’ Career Highlights
3-time Pro Bowl
1 Super Bowl Title
2 NFC Titles
5 Eastern Conference Titles
Holds or is tied for 22 franchise records
Dallas Cowboys Franchise Record 71 Career TD Receptions
Cowboys Franchise Record 20.0 Career Yards Per Catch Average
2 Gold Medals 1964 Olympic Games Tokyo, Japan
Named “World’s Fastest Human” after tying World Record in 100-meter dash
More info from DCA on Ring of Honor inductee Bob Hayes:
Excelling in football and track at Florida A&M, Bob Hayes was drafted in the seventh round in 1964 as a futures selection by the Dallas Cowboys. In the same year he was declared the “World’s Fastest Human” winning two gold medals at the Summer Olympic Games in Tokyo.
In 1965, his rookie year, Hayes became the first player in Cowboys football franchise history to total more than 1,000 yards receiving in a single season. “Bullet” Bob, as he was known, was a three-time Pro Bowl selection and played in two Super Bowls, winning the Super Bowl Championship in the 1971 season.
Hayes extraordinary speed and great athleticism made him one of the most dynamic receivers in Dallas Cowboys history. Bob Hayes was inducted as the 11th member to the Ring of Honor in 2001 at Texas Stadium. Hayes died in 2002 after a battle with cancer.
Bob Hayes’ Cowboys Career Stats
“He redefined what the position was all about,” former teammate and NFL coach Mike Ditka said. “We need to get him in the Hall of Fame.”