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Ennis Haywood

  • Birth 5 Dec 1979 Dallas, Dallas County, Texas, USA
  • Death 11 May 2003 Arlington, Tarrant County, Texas, USA
  • Burial Dallas, Dallas County, Texas, USA
  • Memorial ID 7432625

Professional Football Player. Haywood was born in Dallas, Texas, on December 5, 1979. He later attended Carter High School and in 1998 at 5'10' and 224 lbs, he began to play football. He became a team captain and earned records in receiving, rushing, and kickoff returns. As an undrafted free agent, Haywood later went onto college and played for the Cyclone Athletics at Iowa State University. In 2002 he was on the practice squad and led the team in rushing in the preseason with 120 yards on 31 carries. He ranks 5th in career rushing at Iowa State University with 2,862 yards and 6th in touchdowns with 27. As a senior, he ran 1,169 yards and had 14 touchdowns to lead Big 12. At the time of his death he was a running back for the Dallas Cowboys. On May 10, 2003, he was suddenly taken ill and placed on life support. Haywood died the following day on May 11, 2003, of an undisclosed illness at the Medical Center in Arlington, Texas. He was just 23 years old.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 11 May 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7432625
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Ennis Haywood (5 Dec 1979–11 May 2003), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7432625, citing Laurel Land Memorial Park, Dallas, Dallas County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .