July 30, 1940 |
|Honors||American Football League
Champion, 1964 and 1965
Bills' All-1960s (AFL) Team
|AFL San Diego Chargers
AFL Buffalo Bills
Richard "Bill" Hudson (born July 30, 1940 in Memphis, TN) was a four year starting offensive lineman at Memphis State University. In 1961 he was a second-round draft pick by the American Football League's San Diego Chargers.
Traded to the AFL's Buffalo Bills in 1963, he was a part of the 1964 and 1965 AFL Championship teams. Hudson was an AFL Eastern Division All-Star in 1965 and in 1970 was named to the Buffalo Bills Team of the 1960s Decade.
Retiring from pro football, he returned to Paris, Tennessee and served as assistant and head coach of the Henry County High School Patriots football team and vice principal of the high school. He is now retired.