Dickie Harris

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Dickie Harris
No. 18
Date of birth (1950-05-24) May 24, 1950 (age 67)
Place of birth Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey
Career information
Status Retired
CFL status International
Position(s) DB
Height 5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
Weight 170 lb (77 kg)
College South Carolina
NFL draft 1972 / Round: 5 / Pick: 114
Drafted by New York Jets
Career history
As player
19721980 Montreal Alouettes
1982 Montreal Concordes
Career highlights and awards
CFL All-Star 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980
CFL East All-Star 1973, 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.


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