Dick Todd (American football)

Richard S. Todd (October 2, 1914 – November 9, 1999) was an American football player and coach for the Washington Redskins of the National Football League (NFL).

During his eight-year playing career between 1939 and 1948, Todd played both offense and defense as a fullback and defensive back. In his career, Todd had 1,573 yards and 11 touchdowns rushing; and 1,826 yards and 20 touchdowns receiving. He also scored two touchdowns on punt returns.

Todd was named interim coach of the Redskins for nine games in the 1951 season, amassing a 5–4 record. Four years later, Todd was named head coach for the final two Midwestern State Mustangs football team seasons in 1955 and 1956 before the program was placed on a five-year moratorium which would last 32 seasons.[1]

He played college football at Texas A&M University.

Dick Todd
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Todd on a 1952 Bowman football card
No. 41
Defensive back
Punt returner
Personal information
Born:October 2, 1914
Thrall, Texas
Died:November 9, 1999 (aged 85)
Crowell, Texas
Career information
College:Texas A&M
NFL Draft:1939 / Round: 5 / Pick: 38
Career history
As player:
As coach:
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Offensive yards:3,399
Player stats at NFL.com
Player stats at PFR


  1. ^ http://msumustangs.com/hof.aspx?hof=109&path=&kiosk=

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Dick Todd

Dick Todd may refer to:

Dick Todd (American football) (1914–1999), NFL player and coach

Dick Todd (ice hockey), former junior hockey coach

Dick Todd (singer) (1914–1973), Canadian singer

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