Richard Byrd (American football)

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Richard Byrd
No. 71
Position: Defensive end / Nose tackle
Personal information
Date of birth: (1962-03-20) March 20, 1962 (age 55)
Place of birth: Natchez, Mississippi
Height: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight: 264 lb (120 kg)
Career information
High school: Jim Hill High School
College: Southern Miss
NFL Draft: 1985 / Round: 2 / Pick: 36
Career history
Career NFL statistics
Games played: 75
Games started: 42
Sacks: 5.0
Interceptions: 1
Fumble recoveries: 4
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Richard Ellen Byrd (born March 20, 1962) is a former professional American football defensive lineman in the National Football League, who played five seasons for the Houston Oilers (1985–1989).[1]