Dick Huffman
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Huffman on a 1950 Bowman football card
Personal information
Born:(1923-03-27)March 27, 1923
Charleston, West Virginia
Died:September 13, 1992(1992-09-13) (aged 69)
Height:6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight:255 lb (116 kg)
Career information
High school:Charleston (WV)
College:Tennessee
Position:Tackle
NFL Draft:1945 / Round: 9 / Pick: 81
(by the Cleveland Rams)[1]
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at NFL.com · PFR

Richard Maxwell Huffman (March 27, 1923 – September 13, 1992) was an American gridiron football tackle in the National Football League (NFL) and the Canadian Western Interprovincial Football Union (WIFU).

A 9th round selection (81st overall pick) of the 1945 NFL Draft, Huffman played four seasons for the Los Angeles Rams (1947–1950). He then went to the WIFU (a precursor to the CFL's Western Conference) where he played for seven seasons for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers (1951–1955) and the Calgary Stampeders (1956–1957).

While still playing pro football, he began a career as a professional wrestler in the offseason.

In 1987, he was inducted into the Canadian Football Hall of Fame.

References

  1. ^ "1945 Cleveland Rams". databaseFootball.com. Archived from the original on July 16, 2007. Retrieved July 17, 2020.((cite web)): CS1 maint: unfit URL (link)