Rick Arrington
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Personal information
Date of birth: (1947-02-26) February 26, 1947 (age 73)
Place of birth: Charlotte, North Carolina
Career information
College: Tulsa, Georgia
Undrafted in 1970
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
* Philadelphia Eagles ( 1970 1972)
Career highlights and awards
  • N/A
TD-INT     3-9
Yards     950
QB Rating     47.6
Stats at

Richard Cameron “Rick” Arrington (born February 26, 1947) is a former American football quarterback for the Philadelphia Eagles of the NFL.[1] He played three seasons for the Eagles from 1970-1972. He attended the University of Tulsa and the University of Georgia.

Arrington was born in Charlotte, North Carolina, the son of Hazel (née Cameron) (1925-2013) and Richard Adler Arrington, Jr (1911-1977).[citation needed] He is the father of former ESPN college football sideline reporter Jill Arrington[2]and the grandfather of actresses Dakota and Elle Fanning.


  1. (wire service) "Reaves A Wealthy Eagle" St. Petersburg Times Jun 17, 1972 p. 1-C
  2. Martzke, Rudy. "Arrington does disservice to herself, other female journalists as pinup". USA Today 8/14/2002. Accessed 3 April 2009. Script error 3 April 2009.

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