Dick Hudson

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Dick Hudson
No. 79
Position: Offensive tackle
Personal information
Date of birth: (1940-07-30)July 30, 1940
Place of birth: Memphis, Tennessee
Date of death: March 2, 2016(2016-03-02) (aged 75)
Place of death: Paris, Tennessee
Career information
College: Memphis State
Undrafted: 1961
Career history
Career highlights and awards
  • American Football League Champion, 1964 and 1965
  • Bills' All-1960s (AFL) Team
  • AFL All-Star: 1965
Player stats at PFR

Richard Smith "Bill" Hudson (July 30, 1940 – March 2, 2016) was an American football player who was a starting offensive lineman at Memphis State University for four years. 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.[1]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Ridgeway Funeral Home. "Obituary for Richard "Bill" Hudson - Ridgeway Funeral Home". Obituary for Richard "Bill" Hudson - Ridgeway Funeral Home.