Richard Ernest Woodard (July 26, 1926 – August 24, 2019) was an American football center in the National Football League for the New York Giants and Washington Redskins. Woodard also played in the All-America Football Conference for the Los Angeles Dons.
Woodward was born in Britt, Iowa. He played college football at the University of Iowa and was drafted in the 21st round of the 1948 NFL Draft by the Giants. In 1948, Woodard was an honorable mention selection for the All-Big Nine team. He died on August 24, 2019 at the age of 93.
- ↑ Palmer, Pete; Pullis, Ken; Lahman, Sean; Silverman, Matthew; Gillette, Gary. The ESPN Pro Football Encyclopedia: First Edition, p. 743. ESPN Books, 2006. ISBN 978-1-4027-4216-3.
- ↑ Palmer et al., p. 1389.
- ↑ Einstein, Charles. "INS Experts Name All-Big Nine Team". The News and Courier (Charleston, S.C.), November 21, 1948, p. One-D. Retrieved on July 15, 2013.
- ↑ "Former NFL player Dick Woodard passes away at 93". http://www.nfl.com/news/story/0ap3000001043901/article/former-nfl-player-dick-woodard-passes-away-at-93.