Rick Kane

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Rick Kane
No. 32, 40
Date of birth (1954-11-12)November 12, 1954
Place of birth Lincoln, Nebraska
Date of death December 25, 2009(2009-12-25) (aged 55)
Place of death Reno, Nevada
Career information
Position(s) Running back
College Oregon
San Jose State
NFL draft 1977 / Round: 3 / Pick: 69
Career history
As player
1977–1983 Detroit Lions
1984–1985 Washington Redskins
Career stats

Richard James Kane (November 12, 1954 – December 25, 2009) was an American football running back in the National Football League for the Detroit Lions and the Washington Redskins. Kane rushed for 1,486 yards during his NFL career. He played high school football at Amador Valley High School in Pleasanton, California, and college football at the University of Oregon and San Jose State University. Following his football career, he worked in the automotive industry. During 2005, he was involved in a serious motorcycle accident resulting in the loss of one of his legs. He died of complications from pneumonia on December 25, 2009 in Reno, NV.