Richard Byrd (American Football)
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Richard Byrd American Football
Richard Byrd
No. 71
Position:Defensive end / Nose tackle
Personal information
Born: (1962-03-20) March 20, 1962 (age 59)
Natchez, Mississippi
Height:6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight:264 lb (120 kg)
Career information
High school:Jim Hill High School
College:Southern Miss
NFL Draft:1985 / Round: 2 / Pick: 36
Career history
Career NFL statistics
Games played:75
Games started:42
Fumble recoveries:4
Player stats at · PFR

Richard Ellen Byrd (born March 20, 1962) is a former professional American football defensive lineman[1] in the National Football League, who played five seasons for the Houston Oilers (1985-1989).[2]

Playing career

Richard Byrd played football for Jim Hill High School. Byrd then played collegiately for the Southern Miss Golden Eagles football team. He then spent five years in the NFL on the Houston Oilers.[3]


  1. ^ Sentinel, Orlando. "Richard Byrd, Houston Oilers nose tackle, on..." Retrieved .
  2. ^ Richard Byrd Stats (Pro-Football Reference)
  3. ^ "Richard Byrd Stats - Pro Football Archives". Retrieved .

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