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Rueben Mayes (born 1963), was a Canadian football player. 1963 was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ...

He first gained notoriety as a running back in high school in North Battleford, Saskatchewan. From this unlikely beginning, Mayes went on to star for the Washington State University Cougars, where he was named to the All-America team. Mayes set single season and career-rushing records (1,632; 3,519 yards) with the Cougars and still holds a Pacific Ten Conference record of 357 yards in one game. North Battleford is a small city in west central Saskatchewan, Canada. ... Washington State University   Aerial View of Pullman Campus Washington State University is a public research university in Pullman, Washington. ... An All-America team is a sports team composed of star players. ... The Pacific Ten Conference (Pac-10) is a college athletic conference which operates in the western United States. ...

In 1986 he made his rookie debut with the NFL's New Orleans Saints. He won the NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year Award that year. Although his NFL career was hampered by injuries, he was named to the Pro Bowl and went on to play seven years with the Saints. Mayes, without benefits afforded promising young players in the U.S., excelled in a skill position among the best-trained football players in the world. 1986 is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... NFL logo For other uses of the abbreviation NFL, see NFL (disambiguation). ... Conference NFC Division South Year Founded 1967 Home Field Louisiana Superdome City New Orleans, Louisiana Team Colors Old Gold, Black, and White Head Coach Jim Haslett All-Time Record (W-L-T) (At Start of 2005 Season) 235-344-5 The New Orleans Saints are a National Football League team... Since 1967 The Associated Press has given two annual Rookie of the Year Awards to NFL American football players: one for an offensive player and one for a defensive player. ... The Pro Bowl is the National Football Leagues All-Star game. ...

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Rueben Mayes (born June 6, 1963 in North Battleford, Saskatchewan) was a Canadian football player.
Mayes set single-season and career-rushing records (1,632; 3,519 yards) with the Cougars, and established an NCAA record for most rushing yards in one game (357 vs. Oregon in 1984).
Mayes played four seasons with the Saints before being traded to the Seattle Seahawks for the final two years of his career.
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