Dick Adams
Date of birth: (1948-02-13) February 13, 1948 (age 73)
Place of birth: Athens, Ohio
Career information
Position(s): DB
NFL Draft: 1971 / Round: 14 / Pick: 343
Drafted by: Houston Oilers

Richard Adams (born February 13, 1948), known as Dick or Dickie, was a gridiron football defensive back who played for the Houston Oilers of the National Football League and the Ottawa Rough Riders of the Canadian Football League. After being signed by the Rough Riders, Adams played in 63 regular season games from 1972 to 1976. He was named an All-Canadian player from 1972 to 1975.[1] Adams became a Grey Cup champion in 1973 after the Rough Riders defeated the Edmonton Eskimos 22–18 in the 61st Grey Cup. He also won another Grey Cup with Ottawa in 1976.


  1. Maher, Tod; Gill, Bob (2013). The Canadian Pro Football Encyclopedia: Every Player, Coach and Game, 1946–2012. Maher Sports Media. p. 140. ISBN 978-0983513667.

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