|Born:||August 13, 1927|
South Bend, Indiana
|Died:||May 7, 2010 (aged 82)|
|Height:||6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)|
|Weight:||190 lb (86 kg)|
|Career NFL statistics|
Richard R. "Dick" Flowers (August 13, 1927 – May 7, 2010) was an American football quarterback who played for one season in the National Football League (NFL). He played for the Baltimore Colts in 1953. He played college football at Northwestern. 1949 Rose Bowl game
1950 Blue Grey game
1950 Set conference record for passing
1950 All conference second team
1951 selected for the Colleges All Star team
1951 Quantico Marine Football team
Flowers played college football at Northwestern University where was the backup quarterback in the 1949 Rose Bowl. In 1950, Flowers became the second quarterback in school history to pass for over 1,000 yards in a season.
Flowers signed with the Green Bay Packers after serving with the Marines in 1953. He was traded to the Baltimore Colts on August 27, 1953 in exchange for an undisclosed draft pick in 1954. He played in one game for the Colts, going 2–for–4 for 18 yards.
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 "Passings". Northwestern University. Fall 2010. http://www.northwestern.edu/magazine/fall2010/alumnilife/passings/passings.html. Retrieved 2010-10-09.
- ↑ "Packers Trade Flowers to Colts". The Milwaukee Journal. August 27, 1953. https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=_jgoAAAAIBAJ&sjid=uyMEAAAAIBAJ&pg=1450,6201107. Retrieved 2010-10-09.