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Dick Wood

Malcolm Richard "Dick" Wood (February 29, 1936 – April 4, 2015) was an American football quarterback who played at Auburn before being drafted by the NFL Baltimore Colts in 1959. He never played for the Colts, and signed with the American Football League's Denver Broncos as a free agent in 1962. After his player career ended, Wood served as an assistant coach in collegiate football and the NFL for over 4 decades.[1]

Dick played for five different AFL teams during his football career,[2] the only player to do so. He died in Atlanta in 2015.[3]

Statistics

Wood was the first quarterback to throw for a touchdown at Shea Stadium [4]

He completed 522 career passes for 51 touchdowns and 71 interceptions.[2]

In 1966, his only season with the Miami Dolphins, Wood posted the then-worst all-time completion percentage for a season (minimum 200 attempts),[5] surpassed only by Gary Marangi of the 1976 Buffalo Bills.

References

  1. ^ http://www.fanbase.com/Dick-Wood
  2. ^ a b Dick Wood Statistics - Pro-Football-Reference.com
  3. ^ http://www.miamidolphins.com/news/article-1/Former-Dolphins-Quarterback-Dick-Wood-Dies/d19a5bb7-c141-4570-bac1-bff020d1dfde
  4. ^ MSNsportsNET Legends
  5. ^ Pro-football-reference.com blog » Fun QBs

See also

Preceded by
Dick Vermeil
Philadelphia Eagles Offensive Coordinator
1983
Succeeded by
Ted Marchibroda


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