Dick Hensley
Hensley on a 1950 Bowman football card
No. 25, 82     
End / Defensive end
Personal information
Date of birth: (1927-09-08)September 8, 1927
Place of birth: Williamson, West Virginia
Date of death: March 7, 2015(2015-03-07) (aged 87)
Place of death: Huntington, West Virginia
Career information
College: Kentucky
NFL Draft: 1949 / Round: 11 / Pick: 106
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
* New York Giants ( 1949)
Career highlights and awards
  • N/A
Stats at

Richard Earl Hensley (September 8, 1927 – March 7, 2015) was an American football end who played three seasons in the National Football League (NFL) with the New York Giants, Pittsburgh Steelers and Chicago Bears. He was drafted by the Giants in the eleventh round of the 1949 NFL Draft. He played college football at the University of Kentucky and attended Williamson High School in Williamson, West Virginia.[1][2] He died on March 7, 2015.[3]


  1. "DICK HENSLEY". Archived from the original on March 23, 2015. Retrieved December 3, 2014.
  2. "Richard Earl 'Dick' Hensley". Retrieved December 3, 2014.
  3. "RICHARD E. "DICK" HENSLEY". The Herald-Dispatch. March 8, 2015. Archived from the original on April 16, 2015. Retrieved April 15, 2015.

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