Position: Wide Receiver
Vikings Career: 1981-1990, 1991
Leo Lewis got started in the CFL in 1980, before joining the Vikings in 1981. Lewis didn’t have an immediate impact, but he eventually became a contributor. His best season came in 1984 when he caught 47 passes for 830 yards and 4 touchdowns, all career highs. Lewis left the team in 1990, for a brief stint in Cleveland, only to return to Minnesota in 1991, his final year of pro ball.
Lewis has found a good deal of success off the field. During his career, he had been working towards his Ph.D. at the University of Minnesota. Dr. Lewis now works for the University of Minnesota as the associate athletic director for student-athlete development.
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