Curtis Dickey American football player
Curtis Raymond Dickey (born November 27, 1956 in Madisonville, Texas), was a two-sport athlete at Texas A&M University where he was an outstanding running back in football and excelled in track and field, winning the NCAA championship in the 60 yard dash three times (1978–1980). He also was a professional football player who was selected by the Baltimore Colts in the 1st round (5th overall) of the 1980 NFL Draft. A 6'1", 213 lb (97 kg). running back from Texas A&M, Dickey played in 7 NFL seasons from 1980-1986. In 1980, he was a rookie sensation for Baltimore when he rushed for 11 touchdowns. His best year as a pro came during the 1983 season for the Colts when he rushed for 1,122 yards and 4 touchdowns. Plagued with injuries throughout his career, Dickey retired after the 1986 season with the Cleveland Browns.