Dicky Lyons

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Dicky Lyons
No. 43
Position: Defensive back
Personal information
Born: (1947-08-11) August 11, 1947 (age 70)
Louisville, Kentucky
Career information
College: Kentucky
NFL Draft: 1969 / Round: 4 / Pick: 103
Career history
Career NFL statistics
Games played: 4
Interceptions: 1
Return yards: 54
Player stats at NFL.com
Player stats at PFR

Richard D. "Dicky" Lyons, Sr. (born August 11, 1947 in Louisville, Kentucky) is a former American football defensive back of the National Football League.

Football career[edit]

Lyons was drafted by the Atlanta Falcons in the fourth round of the 1969 NFL Draft. He played college football at Kentucky. He attended high school at St Xavier High School Louisville, Kentucky where he played football as a running back.

Lyons also played for the New Orleans Saints and the World Football League's Birmingham Americans. He is the father of former Kentucky wide receiver Dicky Lyons, Jr.