|Born:||December 7, 1917|
|Died:||March 14, 2005 (aged 87)|
|Height:||6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)|
|Weight:||220 lb (100 kg)|
|High school:||Tuscaloosa (AL) Co.|
|NFL Draft:||1942 / Round: 3 / Pick: 21|
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Rufus Copeland Deal (December 7, 1917 – March 14, 2005) was an American football running back in the National Football League (NFL) for the former Washington Redskins (now the Washington Commanders). He played college football at Auburn University and was drafted in the third round of the 1942 NFL Draft.
An Alabama native, Copeland attended high school in Tuscaloosa County, Alabama.