Richard Nurse

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Richard Nurse (born March 16, 1966) is a Canadian former wide receiver and running back who played in the Canadian Football League (CFL). He was selected by the Hamilton Tiger-Cats in the third round of the 1990 CFL Draft.[1] Born in Trinidad and Tobago, Nurse was raised in Hamilton, Ontario.

Nurse played for the Tiger-Cats from 1990 to 1995.[2]

In 1993, the Tiger-Cats presented Nurse with the Charlotte Simmons Humanitarian Awarded for his donation of time and energy to the betterment of the local Hamilton community.[3]

His son, Darnell Nurse, was selected in the first round of the 2013 NHL Entry Draft by the Edmonton Oilers.[4] His basketball-player daughter, Kia Nurse, won a gold medal[5] at the 2015 Pan American Games with the Canadian women's national team. His sister, Raquel, is married to retired NFL quarterback Donovan McNabb.