Dickie Harris

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Dickie Harris
No. 18
Born: (1950-05-24) May 24, 1950 (age 68)
Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey
Career information
StatusRetired
CFL statusInternational
Position(s)DB
Height5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
Weight170 lb (77 kg)
CollegeSouth Carolina
NFL draft1972 / Round: 5 / Pick: 114
Drafted byNew York Jets
Career history
As player
19721980Montreal Alouettes
1982Montreal Concordes
Career highlights and awards
CFL All-Star1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980
CFL East All-Star1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980
Career stats

Dickie Harris (born May 24, 1950 in Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey) was an all-star defensive back with the Montreal Alouettes of the Canadian Football League.

A graduate of the University of South Carolina, Harris started his 10-year career with the Alouettes in 1972, spanning 134 games. He was an 8-time all-star and won the Grey Cup in 1974 and 1977. His 38 interceptions for 631 yards are team records as is his 118-yard interception return. He retired in 1980, but returned to the Montreal Concordes in 1982 for 3 games.

He was inducted into the Canadian Football Hall of Fame in 1999.[1] In November, 2006, Harris was voted one of the CFL's Top 50 players (#33) of the league's modern era by Canadian sports network TSN.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "CFL welcomes three into pantheon ; Alouette Harris, Argo Holloway among inductees". Toronto Star. 16 October 1999. Retrieved 24 September 2010.

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