Curly Lambeau Football League
09-21-2015
#57|Happy Hairston Linebacker
Cleveland Ironmen (2012, Age 33)
BIOGRAPHICAL DATA
Total Rating B-  Help Conditioning 95%
Status Retired (2012) Potential C-
Age 36 Born 03-01-1979 in Lebanon, PA
Drafted Round 2, Pick 32 (2000) Experience 10 Years (184 Wks)
College Southern Louisiana University, 2001 Salary 845 ($1.285M/2015 $)
OFFENSE DEFENSE SPEC TEAMS
Throw Power Catching Pass Cover Kick Power C-
Throw Acc Pass Blocking Run Cover B- Kick Acc
Carrying C- Run Blocking D- Tackling B- Kick Return
        Pursuit    
PHYSICAL MENTAL DEXTERITY
Speed Stamina Execution B- Agility B-
Strength B- Health C- Aggressiveness C+ Hands D+
Jumping B-     Attitude C- Break Tackle
ROLES
QB C DT C+ SS C+ K GUN
WR C- G D+ DE FS P KR D+
HB/TB C- T C- ILB B- CB LS KRB D+
FB D+ TE OLB B- H HT D+ KOS D-
Year Team G GS TKL SOLO AST SACK SAF STF DEF BRK INT INTY AVG LNG TD FF
2000 CLE 15 0 0 0 0 2.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 -- 0 0 1
2001 CLE 16 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 -- 0 0 0
2002 CLE 16 1 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 -- 0 0 0
2003 CLE 16 6 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0 1 17 17.0 17 0 0
2004 CLE 9 9 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 -- 0 0 0
2005 CLE 14 14 0 0 0 3.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 -- 0 0 0
2006 CLE 16 16 0 0 0 2.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 -- 0 0 4
2007 CLE 15 15 0 0 0 1.0 0 0.0 1 0 1 12 12.0 12 0 2
2008 CLE 16 16 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0 1 6 6.0 6 0 0
2009 CLE 16 16 0 0 0 1.0 0 0.0 1 1 0 0 -- 0 0 0
Total   149 93 0 0 0 9.0 0 0.0 4 1 3 35 11.7 17 0 7

Career Transactions
DateTransaction
02-28-2013Happy Hairston has retired from the Cleveland Ironmen.
01-28-2013The Cleveland Ironmen have acquired Happy Hairston from the waiver wire; however, as he was traded or waived after the deadline and has not spent a full week on the wire, he will not be eligible for the postseason.
01-28-2013The Cleveland Ironmen have waived Happy Hairston.
01-28-2013The Cleveland Ironmen have acquired Happy Hairston from the waiver wire.
09-09-2012The Cleveland Ironmen have automatically waived Happy Hairston to comply with the 53-man roster limit.
09-03-2012The Cleveland Ironmen have acquired Happy Hairston from the waiver wire.
09-03-2012The Cleveland Ironmen have waived Happy Hairston.
09-03-2012The Cleveland Ironmen have acquired Happy Hairston from the waiver wire.
09-03-2012The Cleveland Ironmen have waived Happy Hairston.
09-03-2012The Cleveland Ironmen have moved Joe Duquesne, Bob Babich, Tom Day, and Dick Butkus to the active roster. The Cleveland Ironmen have moved Russell Crafts, Bill Story, Tom Mandarich, Jim LeClair, and Happy Hairston to the inactive roster.
08-06-2012The Cleveland Ironmen have moved Jim LeClair, Darby Trocolor, Henry Orvis, Bill Roe, and Happy Hairston to the active roster. The Cleveland Ironmen have moved Bob Babich, Dick Butkus, Jozo Brcic, Rickey Orange, and Audrey Bruce to the inactive roster.
01-30-2012The Cleveland Ironmen have acquired Happy Hairston from the waiver wire; however, as he was traded or waived after the deadline and has not spent a full week on the wire, he will not be eligible for the postseason.
01-30-2012The Cleveland Ironmen have waived Happy Hairston.
01-30-2012The Cleveland Ironmen have acquired Happy Hairston from the waiver wire.
09-11-2011The Cleveland Ironmen have automatically waived Happy Hairston to comply with the 53-man roster limit.
09-05-2011The Cleveland Ironmen have moved Rickey Orange, John Mackey, Andy Ballantine, Don Poppowell, Bob Babich, Dick Himes, Lionel Taylor, Rod Huntley, Bob Jeter, Roman Gabriel, Bobby McCrory, Tom Day, Dick Butkus, Chuck Guy, and Fair Hooker to the active roster. The Cleveland Ironmen have moved Bill Story, Frank Morris, Jim LeClair, Happy Hairston, Wilson Whitley, Joe Niagara, Marmaduke Trent, Roland Miles, Herbie Crockett, Mike Fox, Albert Anastasia, Mike LaHood, Carl White, Reg Thomas, and Ralph Graham to the inactive roster.
08-08-2011The Cleveland Ironmen have moved Tom Darkins, Russell Crafts, Happy Hairston, Wilson Whitley, Ed Snell, Vinny Vanzo, Mike Fox, Gabriel Rivera, Raymond Smith, Mel Hultz, Jozo Brcic, and Ralph Graham to the active roster. The Cleveland Ironmen have moved Lamar Lundy, Jack Tatum, Rickey Orange, Joe Duquesne, Steve Luke, Bob Babich, Bob Jeter, Mike Guess, Tom Day, Dick Butkus, Jabo Biggs, and Willie Wood to the inactive roster.
05-01-2011The Cleveland Ironmen have moved Happy Hairston, Gene Krupa, and Jozo Brcic to the inactive roster.
09-06-2010The Cleveland Ironmen have placed Happy Hairston on the Injured Reserve list for the remainder of the season.
08-30-2010The Cleveland Ironmen have moved Roland Miles to the active roster. The Cleveland Ironmen have moved Happy Hairston to the inactive roster.
08-30-2010The Cleveland Ironmen have moved Happy Hairston to the active roster. The Cleveland Ironmen have moved Roland Miles to the inactive roster.
08-29-2010The Cleveland Ironmen have moved Joe Duquesne and Mike Guess to the active roster. The Cleveland Ironmen have moved Happy Hairston and Joe Kaiers to the inactive roster.
08-29-2010Happy Hairston of the Cleveland Ironmen is injured with a neck nerve injury and is expected to be out for approximately 15 days.
08-23-2010The Cleveland Ironmen have moved Lisle Blackbourne, Tony Longo, Bill Story, Andy Ballantine, John Van Boxmeer, Happy Hairston, Bob Babich, Augie Pabst, Dick Himes, Mike Fox, Joe Kaiers, Leland Glass, and Chuck Guy to the active roster. The Cleveland Ironmen have moved Frank White, Tom Burton, D'Artagnan Marquis, Dave Munchak, Tony Yoho, Jim House, Clyde Burruss, J.T. Diem, Bill Fournet, I.M. Hipp, Greg Richardson, Skitch Henderson, Francis Peay, Greg Lawson, and Maxie Williams to the inactive roster.
08-09-2010The Cleveland Ironmen have moved Clyde Burruss to the active roster. The Cleveland Ironmen have moved Happy Hairston to the inactive roster.
08-23-2009The Cleveland Ironmen have moved Huck Derby, Darren Barber, Bob Babich, Bill Story, Bruce Landon, Leland Glass, Andy Ballantine, Dick Himes, Joe Niagara, Fair Hooker, Happy Hairston, John Van Boxmeer, Lamar Lundy, Audrey Bruce, and Mike Fox to the active roster. The Cleveland Ironmen have moved Francis Peay, Skitch Henderson, Greg Mansfield, Jim Kregel, Carl White, Floyd Lloyd, Delroy Wilma, Grant Lee, Tony Adams, Duane Pickford, Jack Mackalavage, Phil Woodin, Ross Bjork, Tom Garden, Ron Colter, Roy Blue, and Vinny Vanzo to the inactive roster.
05-03-2009The Cleveland Ironmen have moved Russell Crafts and Happy Hairston to the inactive roster.
09-01-2008The Cleveland Ironmen have moved Happy Hairston, Joe Kaiers, Audrey Bruce, Mike Guess, Joe Niagara, Steve Luke, Jack Tatum, Tom Day, Jim LeClair, Rod Huntley, and Lionel Taylor to the active roster. The Cleveland Ironmen have moved Milo Candini, John Frank, Chris Farasopoulos, Brian Haggerty, John Spilis, Tom Garden, Gary Glick, Jim Chevrolet, Fran Duncan, Jim Stegmaier, and Bill Hayhoe to the inactive roster.
08-04-2008The Cleveland Ironmen have moved Roy Blue, Chris Smith, Tim Duncan, Kurt Johnson, Jim Chevrolet, Jim Kregel, Tony Adams, Carl White, Artie Wright, Donnie Pearson, Marmaduke Trent, John Frank, Joe Franklin, Kalimba Pass, Randy Gordon, Ed Word, Franny Rostosky, Ramsey Hebert, Charlie Greer, Perry Morrison, Eric Lynch, Chris Wilson, Ike Sanford, Bill Asbury, Joe Fortunato, Rankin Hunley, Carmen House, Grant Lee, Russell Crafts, Francis Peay, Tom Garden, Vernon Gholston, and Clyde Moore to the active roster. The Cleveland Ironmen have moved Bob Babich, Jim LeClair, Lionel Taylor, Joe Lukens, Ken Kortas, Joe Niagara, Joe Kaiers, Lamar Lundy, Jack Tatum, Joe Duquesne, Augie Pabst, Don Trull, Tony Gabriel, Chuck Guy, Fair Hooker, Andre LaCroix, Jim Cadile, Don Poppowell, Monte Clark, Happy Hairston, Gary Champagne, John Van Boxmeer, Audrey Bruce, Steve Luke, Bruce Landon, Moe Racine, Rod Huntley, Bob Jeter, Mike Fox, Mike Guess, Leland Glass, Bobby McCrory, and Tom Day to the inactive roster.
11-26-2007The Cleveland Ironmen have moved Happy Hairston to the active roster. The Cleveland Ironmen have moved Vernon Gholston to the inactive roster.
11-19-2007The Cleveland Ironmen have moved Jack Tatum and Bill Asbury to the active roster. The Cleveland Ironmen have moved John Van Boxmeer and Happy Hairston to the inactive roster.
11-18-2007Happy Hairston of the Cleveland Ironmen is injured with a hip muscle strain and is expected to be out for approximately 14 days.
11-04-2007Happy Hairston of the Cleveland Ironmen is injured with a knee contusion and is expected to be out for approximately 5 days.
08-19-2007The Cleveland Ironmen have moved Lamar Lundy, Jack Tatum, Joe Duquesne, Larry Ilg, Tony Richardson, Chuck Guy, Roger Ford, Monte Clark, Happy Hairston, John Van Boxmeer, Audrey Bruce, Terry Falcon, Mike Fox, and Tom Day to the active roster. The Cleveland Ironmen have moved Frank Buncom, Jim Kregel, Roger Rogers, Tommy Joe Coffey, Jack Mackalavage, Ralph Graham, Greg Wojcik, Gene Atkeson, Eddie Gillette, Chris Cassara, Alvin Batteaux, Doyle Nix, Norm Duke, Roy Hord, and Francis Peay to the inactive roster.
08-06-2007The Cleveland Ironmen have moved Bob Abel, Frank Buncom, Rosey Harbour, Lindsey McLemore, Jim Chevrolet, Tony Adams, Roger Rogers, Boothe Tarkenton, Tommy Joe Coffey, Roland Miles, Tony Gabriel, Ralph Graham, Elliott Coglizer, Greg Wojcik, Gene Atkeson, George Carter, Alvin Batteaux, Rankin Hunley, Doyle Nix, Norm Duke, Roy Hord, Mike Fox, Vernon Vanoy, Grant Lee, Francis Peay, and Martin Maples to the active roster. The Cleveland Ironmen have moved Jim LeClair, Lionel Taylor, Joe Lukens, Ken Kortas, Joe Niagara, Joe Kaiers, Lamar Lundy, Jack Tatum, Joe Duquesne, Augie Pabst, Huck Derby, Chuck Guy, Fair Hooker, Jim Cadile, Don Poppowell, Monte Clark, Happy Hairston, John Van Boxmeer, Audrey Bruce, Steve Luke, Lionel Antoine, Moe Racine, Rod Huntley, Bob Jeter, Mike Guess, and Tom Day to the inactive roster.
09-11-2006The Cleveland Ironmen have changed Rickey Orange's name to Happy Hairston.
09-04-2006The Cleveland Ironmen have moved Andre LaCroix, Bob Cameron, and Rickey Orange to the active roster. The Cleveland Ironmen have moved Arnie Jones, Billy Joe Mantooth, and Roger Ford to the inactive roster.
08-07-2006The Cleveland Ironmen have moved Jerry Wise, Larry Kelly, Brian Denson, Richie Aurora, Burt Hart, Cordell Jells, Ray Schmarr, Jim "Nacho Daddies" Chevrolet, Frank Buncom, Tony Adams, Patrick Guy, Marmaduke Trent, Garry Carter, Joe Fortunato, George Gwinn, Roger Rogers, Tommy Joe Coffey, Darryl Jessup, Grant Lee, Stan Larson, Jack Mackalavage, Duncan Dinkel, Henry Curtis, and Eddie Gillette to the active roster. The Cleveland Ironmen have moved D'Artagnan Marquis, Moe Racine, Bill Story, John Van Boxmeer, Bruce Elia, Lionel Antoine, Don Poppowell, Sam Ball, Ken Kortas, Rickey Orange, Audrey Bruce, Chris Romeo, Joe Niagara, Augie Pabst, Roland Miles, Joe Lukens, Lionel Taylor, Roger Ford, Rod Huntley, Vernon Vanoy, Jim Stegmaier, Bobby McCrory, Leland Glass, Chuck Guy, and Fair Hooker to the inactive roster.
12-05-2005The Cleveland Ironmen have moved Joe Lukens and Rickey Orange to the active roster. The Cleveland Ironmen have moved Herb Gray and Vernon Gholston to the inactive roster.
11-21-2005The Cleveland Ironmen have moved Arnie Jones, Billy Joe Mantooth, Rod Huntley, Herb Gray, Tommy Joe Coffey, Rankin Hunley, Grant Lee, and Vernon Gholston to the active roster. The Cleveland Ironmen have moved Bill Story, Tony Gabriel, Bruce Elia, Rickey Orange, Ray Mix, Joe Lukens, Norm Duke, and Leland Glass to the inactive roster.
10-02-2005The Cleveland Ironmen have changed Fred Carr's name to Rickey Orange.
09-05-2005The Cleveland Ironmen have moved Rupe Andrew, John Reger, Hull Whelan, Izzy Lang, Fred Carr, Andre LaCroix, Bob Jeter, Steve Luke, Len Ford, Joe Kaiers, and Tony Derby to the active roster. The Cleveland Ironmen have moved Jerry Wise, Pat Appleton, Richie Aurora, Ziggy Czarobski, Gerald Howard, Greg Moore, Dan Villanueva, Norm Pruce, Bob Bishop, William McAlister, and Terdell Ryan to the inactive roster.
08-08-2005The Cleveland Ironmen have moved Bob Peacock, Larry Ford, Rondy Grigson, Ron Bentz, Frank Tidmore, Donnie Pearson, Billy Fulton, Jason Powers, Pat Appleton, Jerry Howard, George Gwinn, Al Sanchez, Richard Langhorne, Ray Macafee, Vernon Vanoy, and Terdell Ryan to the active roster. The Cleveland Ironmen have moved John Reger, Richie Aurora, Billy Joe Mantooth, Izzy Lang, Tony Derby, Gerald Howard, Fred Carr, Anton Jones, Chris Romeo, Rankin Hunley, Hull Whelan, D'Artagnan Marquis, Norm Pruce, Bob Jeter, Mike Clemons, and Len Ford to the inactive roster.
12-20-2004The Cleveland Ironmen have moved Fred Carr to the active roster. The Cleveland Ironmen have moved Pat Appleton to the inactive roster.
11-22-2004The Cleveland Ironmen have moved Pat Appleton, Cordell Jells, Phil Murphy, and Don Lamka to the active roster. The Cleveland Ironmen have moved Bill McElroy, Fred Carr, Joe Niagara, and Chuck Guy to the inactive roster.
11-15-2004The Cleveland Ironmen have moved Fred Carr, Chuck Guy, and Bobby McCrory to the active roster. The Cleveland Ironmen have moved Cordell Jells, Jim Chevrolet, and Pat Appleton to the inactive roster.
11-01-2004The Cleveland Ironmen have moved Bobby McCrory, Don Lamka, Jim Chevrolet, Ziggy Czarobski, and Pat Appleton to the active roster. The Cleveland Ironmen have moved Fred Carr, Chuck Guy, Joe Niagara, Cordell Jells, and Hull Whelan to the inactive roster.
10-25-2004The Cleveland Ironmen have moved Cordell Jells, Hull Whelan, Fred Carr, Joe Niagara, and Chuck Guy to the active roster. The Cleveland Ironmen have moved Pat Appleton, Jim Chevrolet, Ziggy Czarobski, Bobby McCrory, and Don Lamka to the inactive roster.
10-11-2004The Cleveland Ironmen have moved Bill McElroy, Pat Appleton, Jim Chevrolet, Ziggy Czarobski, Bobby McCrory, and Don Lamka to the active roster. The Cleveland Ironmen have moved Cordell Jells, Hull Whelan, Fred Carr, Joe Niagara, Tim Dobrus, and Chuck Guy to the inactive roster.
09-27-2004The Cleveland Ironmen have changed Tom Noble's name to Fred Carr.
08-23-2004The Cleveland Ironmen have moved Kenyon Slaughter, Rankin Hunley, Jake Bender, Jim Haddix, Hull Whelan, Keith Smith, Izzy Lang, Tom Noble, Ray Mix, Don Lamka, and Art Clark to the active roster. The Cleveland Ironmen have moved Kendyl Harris, Fred Lusk, Red Fields, Tony Campion, Artie Wright, Donnie Pearson, Roy Johnson, Richard Langhorne, Charlie Webber, Carlos Johnson, Ken Ecklund, and Eddie Gillette to the inactive roster.
05-02-2004The Cleveland Ironmen have moved Howard Fleming, Artie Wright, Donnie Pearson, Kendyl Harris, Buford Copeland, Brad Selby, Pat Darrow, Carlos Johnson, Ken Ecklund, Calvin Christiansen, Richard Langhorne, Bob Peacock, and George Andrie to the active roster. The Cleveland Ironmen have moved Tom Noble, Chris Romeo, Kenyon Slaughter, Izzy Lang, Charlie Lamberti, Dat Claphan, John Perko, Rupe Andrew, Norm Pruce, Hull Whelan, Rankin Hunley, Doug Engles, Moses Branch, and Billy Joe Mantooth to the inactive roster.
09-01-2003The Cleveland Ironmen have moved Tom Noble, Doug Engles, Norm Pruce, Billy Joe Mantooth, Moses Branch, Richie Aurora, John Perko, and Hull Whelan to the active roster. The Cleveland Ironmen have moved Carlos Johnson, Jack Lee, Henry Kiesling, Reb Wickersham, Sylvester Wilcox, Renard Pittman, Donnie Pearson, and Pat Appleton to the inactive roster.
08-18-2003The Cleveland Ironmen have moved Carlos Johnson to the active roster. The Cleveland Ironmen have moved Tom Noble to the inactive roster.
08-18-2003The Cleveland Ironmen have moved Kenyon Slaughter, Rankin Hunley, Duane Smith, Rockne Freitas, Rupe Andrew, Ralph Taylor, Ziggy Czarobski, Izzy Lang, Tom Noble, Chuck Guy, Tim Dobrus, Dat Claphan, and Art Clark to the active roster. The Cleveland Ironmen have moved Greg Mayer, Reggie Grimes, Henry Tanner, Steve Stydahar, Leonard Kellogg, Donnie Pearson, Rod Gunner, Jim Cronkhite, Wally Chambers, Carlos Johnson, Ken Ecklund, Ron Songin, Dan Moore, Bill Lueck, and Steve Thomas to the inactive roster.
04-27-2003The Cleveland Ironmen have moved Howard Fleming, Donnie Pearson, Reggie Grimes, Sylvester Wilcox, Dan Moore, Frank Jacoby, Carlos Johnson, Ken Ecklund, Greg Mayer, Ron Bentz, Al Crawford, Renard Pittman, Keith Dwyer, and Rod Gunner to the active roster. The Cleveland Ironmen have moved Tom Noble, Anton Jones, Richie Aurora, Kenyon Slaughter, Izzy Lang, Duane Smith, Ziggy Czarobski, John Perko, Norm Pruce, Hull Whelan, Rankin Hunley, Doug Engles, Moses Branch, and Billy Joe Mantooth to the inactive roster.
08-07-2000The Cleveland Ironmen have moved Rankin Hunley, Carl Parros, Tom Noble, Chris Romeo, and Jim Dixon to the active roster. The Cleveland Ironmen have moved Dutch Sullivan, Keith Dwyer, Carl Young, Ron Low, and Dan Moore to the inactive roster.