Dickie Harris

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Dickie Harris
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Born: (1950-05-24) May 24, 1950 (age 70)
Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey
Career information
StatusRetired
CFL status American
Position(s) DB
Height5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
Weight170 lb (77 kg)
College South Carolina
NFL draft 1972 / Round: 5 / Pick: 114
Drafted by New York Jets
Career history
As player
19721980 Montreal Alouettes
1982 Montreal Concordes
Career highlights and awards
CFL All-Star 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980
CFL East All-Star 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980
Career stats

Dickie Harris (born May 24, 1950 in Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey) is a former all-star defensive back with the Montreal Alouettes of the Canadian Football League.

A graduate of the University of South Carolina, Harris started his 10-year career with the Alouettes in 1972, spanning 134 games. He was an 8-time all-star and won the Grey Cup in 1974 and 1977. His 38 interceptions for 631 yards are team records as is his 118-yard interception return. He retired in 1980, but returned to the Montreal Concordes in 1982 for 3 games.

He was inducted into the Canadian Football Hall of Fame in 1999. [1] In November, 2006, Harris was voted one of the CFL's Top 50 players (#33) of the league's modern era by Canadian sports network TSN.

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References

  1. "CFL welcomes three into pantheon ; Alouette Harris, Argo Holloway among inductees". Toronto Star . 16 October 1999. Retrieved 24 September 2010.