American Football Database
American Football Database
Dennis Byrd
Date of birth: (1946-08-31)August 31, 1946
Place of birth: Pleasant Garden, North Carolina
Date of death: July 22, 2010(2010-07-22) (aged 63)
Place of death: Charlotte, North Carolina
Career information
Position(s): Defensive tackle
Defensive end
College: North Carolina State
NFL Draft: 1968 / Round: 1 / Pick: 6
 As player:
1968 Boston Patriots (AFL)
Playing stats at
College Football Hall of Fame

Dennis Wayne Byrd (August 31, 1946 – July 22, 2010)[1] was a defensive lineman who played one season in the American Football League for the Boston Patriots. He attended North Carolina State University, where he was an All-American. He was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 2011.