Dick Flowers

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Dick Flowers
No. 18
Position: Quarterback
Personal information
Date of birth: (1927-08-13)August 13, 1927
Place of birth: South Bend, Indiana
Date of death: May 7, 2010(2010-05-07) (aged 82)
Place of death: Mishawaka, Indiana
Height: 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight: 190 lb (86 kg)
Career information
College: Northwestern
Career history
*Offseason member only
Career NFL statistics as of 1953
Games played: 1
Passing yards: 18
Passer rating: 62.5
Stats at pro-football-reference.com

Richard R. "Dick" Flowers (August 13, 1927 – May 7, 2010) was an American football quarterback who played for one season in the National Football League. He played for the Baltimore Colts in 1953. He played college football at Northwestern.

College career[edit]

Flowers played college football at Northwestern University where was the backup quarterback in the 1949 Rose Bowl. In 1950, Flowers became the second quarterback in school history to pass for over 1000 yards in a season.[1]

Military career[edit]

Following graduation, Flowers joined the United States Marine Corps and served in the Korean War.[1]

Professional career[edit]

Flowers signed with the Green Bay Packers after serving with the Marines in 1953. He was traded to the Baltimore Colts on August 27, 1953 in exchange for an undisclosed draft pick in 1954.[2] He played in one game for the Colts, going 2–for–4 for 18 yards.


  1. ^ a b "Passings". Northwestern University. Fall 2010. Retrieved 2010-10-09. 
  2. ^ "Packers Trade Flowers to Colts". The Milwaukee Journal. August 27, 1953. Retrieved 2010-10-09. 

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