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Curtis Dickey
No. 27, 33
Position: Running back
Personal information
Born: (1956-11-27) November 27, 1956 (age 61)
Madisonville, Texas
Height: 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight: 213 lb (97 kg)
Career information
High school: Bryan (TX)
College: Texas A&M
NFL Draft: 1980 / Round: 1 / Pick: 5
Career history
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at NFL.com
Player stats at PFR

Curtis Raymond Dickey (born November 27, 1956), was a two-sport athlete at Texas A&M University where he was an outstanding running back in football.

Track and field[edit]

Dickey also excelled in track and field, winning the NCAA championship in the 60 yard dash three times (1978–1980). Dickey was a World-Class sprinter. His 10.11 in the 100 meters was the sixth fastest time in the world in 1978.[citation needed] He also posted a personal best of 6.10 seconds in the 55 meters.

At the 1980 Southwest Texas Indoor Track and Field Championship, Dickey finished second behind Herkie Walls in the 60-yard dash (55 meters).[1]

Professional football career[edit]

He also was a professional football player who was selected by the Baltimore Colts in the 1st round (5th overall) of the 1980 NFL Draft. A running back from Texas A&M, Dickey played in 7 NFL seasons from 1980–1986. In 1980, he was a rookie sensation for Baltimore when he rushed for 11 touchdowns. His best year as a pro came during the 1983 season for the Colts when he rushed for 1,122 yards and 4 touchdowns. Plagued with injuries throughout his career, Dickey retired after the 1986 season with the Cleveland Browns.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Aggie thins take Indoor". The Paris News. February 17, 1980. p. 22 – via Newspapers.com. 


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