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Hayes was golden receiver for Cowboys

Updated: September 25, 2002, 5:29 PM ET
By Ron Flatter | Special to ESPN.com

He won two Olympic gold medals, was named to three consecutive Pro Bowls and, because of his prowess as a speedy receiver, NFL coaches were forced to design a new-fangled weapon called the zone defense.

But Bob Hayes may never find his way into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Ten months in a Texas state prison have a way of counteracting those sorts of things.

The debate lingers as to whether he was set up on drug charges in 1977. As for his athletic accomplishments, they ...

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