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Dick Flowers
No. 18
Position:Quarterback
Personal information
Born:(1927-08-13)August 13, 1927
South Bend, Indiana
Died:May 7, 2010(2010-05-07) (aged 82)
Mishawaka, Indiana
Height:6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight:190 lb (86 kg)
Career information
College:Northwestern
Career history
* Green Bay Packers ( 1953)*
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career NFL statistics
Games played:1
Passing yards:18
Passer rating:62.5
Player stats at PFR

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

College careerEdit

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.[1]

Military careerEdit

Following graduation, Flowers joined the United States Marine Corps and served in the Korean War.[1]

Professional careerEdit

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.[2] He played in one game for the Colts, going 2–for–4 for 18 yards.

ReferencesEdit

3. Sports Dept Office of Publication, Marine Corp Quantico , Virginia April 12, 1952

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