Richmond Flowers
Richmond Flowers
Richmond McDavid Flowers, Jr. is a former American football wide receiver in the National Football League for the Dallas Cowboys and the New York Giants. He played college football at the University of Tennessee and was drafted in the second round of the 1969 NFL Draft. He also participated in the Olympics as a hurdler.
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Hard Knocks: A Look Back - NBC Dallas-Fort Worth (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
The next year brought us a look inside the Dallas Cowboys' training camp when the stars of the show were roster hopefuls like quarterback Chad Hutchinson and undersized wide receiver Richmond Flowers, who became fast friends and can be remembered for
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Top 10 Football Movies of All Time - Bleacher Report
Google News - almost 6 years
This made-for-TV movie is the story of Richmond Flowers Jr. (played by Dermot Mulroney), the son of the pro-civil rights attorney general (Peter Coyote) in Alabama during segregation in the 1960's. Flowers Jr. is a boy who dreams of becoming an
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A neighborhood turned around is torn apart - Bellingham Herald
Google News - almost 6 years
In 1966, Tyner's mother worked on the gubernatorial campaign of then-Attorney General Richmond Flowers, a moderate on race relations who was running against Wallace's wife, Lurleen. Flowers lost, and Tyner remembers coming home one night to their
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Mocs' Skrine drafted by Browns - Chattanooga Times Free Press
Google News - almost 6 years
Skrine, a two-time All-Southern Conference player, is the first UTC player drafted since Richmond Flowers and Terdell Sands were selected in the seventh round in 2001. The Citadel cornerback Cortez Allen was the first SoCon player drafted,
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Skrine: 'I'm not nervous' - Chattanooga Times Free Press
Google News - almost 6 years
No UTC player has been drafted since Richmond Flowers and Terdell Sands were picked in the seventh round in 2001. The only Mocs in the NFL last season were wide receiver Terrell Owens and running back Eldra Buckley. Buckley, now with the Philadelphia
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Correction: For the Record
NYTimes - over 9 years
An obituary on Saturday about Richmond M. Flowers, the Alabama attorney general who opposed the segregationist polices of Gov. George C. Wallace in the early 1960s, rendered incorrectly at one point the given name of a surviving son. As noted elsewhere in the obituary, he is Richmond Flowers Jr., not Robert.
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Richmond Flowers Is Dead at 88; Challenged Segregation and Klan
NYTimes - over 9 years
Richmond M. Flowers, who as the Alabama attorney general in the early 1960s drew national attention when he challenged the segregationist policies of Gov. George C. Wallace and prosecuted Ku Klux Klansmen in the killings of civil rights workers, died Thursday at his home in Dothan, Ala. Mr. Flowers, who later served a prison term for bribery, was
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TRANSACTIONS
NYTimes - over 14 years
BASEBALL American League CLEVELAND INDIANS--Placed 2B Ricky Gutierrez on the 15-day disabled list. Called up 2B Greg LaRocca from Buffalo of the IL. Transferred RHP Bob Wickman from the 15- to the 60-day disabled list. NEW YORK YANKEES--Placed RHP Mariano Rivera on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to Aug. 16. TEXAS RANGERS--Called up LHP C.J.
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NYTimes - over 15 years
BASEBALL National League CINCINNATI REDS--Named Larry Herms media relations coordinator and Jamie Ramsey media relations assistant. METS--Sent INF-OF Mark Johnson outright to Norfolk of the International League. PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES--Promoted Mike Arbuckle to assistant general manager for scouting and player development, and Marti Wolever to
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NYTimes - over 15 years
BASEBALL American League YANKEES--Recalled RHP Adrian Hernandez, RHP Brandon Knight and INF Erick Almonte from Columbus of the International League. Purchased the contact of OF Juan Rivera from Columbus. ANAHEIM ANGELS--Recalled RHP Brian Cooper, RHP Mike Wise, 3B Jose Fernandez and C Jose Molina from Salt Lake of the PCL. BALTIMORE
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PRO FOOTBALL; Mr. Irrelevant Is Mr. Invisible in the N.F.L.
NYTimes - over 15 years
He has not yet seen the glamour of life in the National Football League -- the big money, the fancy cars -- and chances are he never will. Tevita Ofahengaue was selected in the seventh and final round of the draft last spring; he is a rookie on the bottom rung of professional football, and his life, like those of dozens of other seventh-round
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NYTimes - over 15 years
BASEBALL American League BALTIMORE ORIOLES--Placed 1B David Segui on 15-day disabled list. Recalled OF Larry Bigbie from Rochester of International League. CLEVELAND INDIANS--Placed RHP Paul Shuey on 15-day disabled list, retroactive to July 22. Recalled RHP David Riske from Buffalo of International League. Agreed to terms with RHP Jake Dittler and
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COLLEGES: FOOTBALL; McMahon Stars, But the Gray Wins
NYTimes - about 16 years
In Montgomery, Ala., where his grandfather once caught political flak, Richmond Flowers caught just about everything else yesterday. Flowers, a Tennessee-Chattanooga receiver, made a leaping 21-yard touchdown catch in the corner of the end zone with 59 seconds left to give the Gray a 40-37 victory in a wild Blue-Gray All-Star Classic. In the
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NYTimes - about 17 years
BASEBALL American League KANSAS CITY ROYALS -- Agreed to terms with C Jorge Fabregas on a minor league contract. TEXAS RANGERS -- Agreed to terms with LHP Darren Oliver on a three-year contract. Designated OF Scarborough Green for reassignment. National League ATLANTA BRAVES -- Agreed to terms with RHP Rudy Seanez on a one-year contract. Sold the
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Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Richmond Flowers
    TWENTIES
  • 1969
    Age 21
    He played college football at the University of Tennessee and was drafted in the second round of the 1969 NFL Draft.
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  • 1968
    Age 20
    Flowers also participated in track and field as a hurdler. In 1968, he was a leading contender for the 1968 Summer Olympics in the 110 metres hurdles.
    More Details Hide Details Willie Davenport had dominated the previous 3 seasons but in 1968, Flowers beat him handily at several early season meets, to the point that the future gold medalist quit his college team that he thought was hurting his chances. Flowers tore his hamstring in June and showed up at the September high altitude Olympic Trials in Echo Summit just barely recovered. Flowers struggled to a non-qualifying 5th place in the last race in his career.
  • TEENAGE
  • 1963
    Age 15
    Flowers was reared in Dothan in Houston County in southeastern Alabama. His father was Richmond Flowers, Sr., the Attorney General of Alabama from 1963 to 1967, and a former member of the Alabama State Senate.
    More Details Hide Details The senior Flowers was an intraparty rival of Governors George Wallace and Lurleen Burns Wallace.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1947
    Born
    Born on June 13, 1947.
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