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Dicky Lyons
No. 43     
Defensive back
Personal information
Date of birth: (1947-08-11) August 11, 1947 (age 72)
Place of birth: Louisville, Kentucky
Career information
College: Kentucky
NFL Draft: 1969 / Round: 4 / Pick: 103
Debuted in 1970 for the [[{{{debutteam}}}]]
Last played in 1970 for the [[{{{finalteam}}}]]
Career history
* New Orleans Saints ( 1970)
Career highlights and awards
  • N/A
Games played     4
Interceptions     1
Return yards     54
Stats at NFL.com
Stats at pro-football-reference.com

Richard D. "Dicky" Lyons, Sr. (born August 11, 1947 in Louisville, Kentucky) is a former American football defensive back of the National Football League.

Football careerEdit

Lyons was drafted by the Atlanta Falcons in the fourth round of the 1969 NFL Draft. He played college football at Kentucky. He attended high school at St Xavier High School Louisville, Kentucky where he played football as a running back.

Lyons also played for the New Orleans Saints and the World Football League's Birmingham Americans. He is the father of former Kentucky and current NFL wide receiver Dicky Lyons, Jr.


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