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Richard M. Post (born September 27, 1945) known as Dickie Post is a former college and professional American football player. A halfback, he played for the American Football League's San Diego Chargers and was the UPI choice for AFL Rookie of the Year in 1967.

Dickie Post
No. 22
Position:Running back
Personal information
Born: (1945-09-27) September 27, 1945 (age 74)
San Pedro, California
Height:5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Weight:190 lb (86 kg)
Career information
NFL Draft:1967 / Round: 4 / Pick: 94
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at
Player stats at PFR

Football careerEdit

He played his college football for the University of Houston Cougars. He played professionally for the San Diego Chargers of the AFL from 1967 to 1969 and in their first season in the merged National Football League. During his San Diego stay, he played in 2 Pro Bowls (1967) and 1969. His last year in the NFL was 1971, which he started by playing for the Denver Broncos and ended playing for the Houston Oilers.

Preceded by
Bobby Burnett
American Football League Rookie of the Year
with George Webster
Succeeded by
Paul Robinson