Rick Upchurch

Football Player
Born May 20, 1952

Richard “Rick” Upchurch is a former professional American football player who played wide receiver for the Denver Broncos (1975–1983) of the NFL. Before his NFL career, he played for Centerville Community College in Centerville, Iowa and the University of Minnesota and went to high school at Springfield Local High School in Holland, Ohio. In 2000, Upchurch was named one of the 300 best NFL players of all time.… Read More

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1952 Birth Born on May 20, 1952.


1977 25 Years Old In the 1977 season, he led the NFL with 653 punt return yards and assisted his team to their first ever Super Bowl appearance. … Read More


2000 48 Years Old …  In 2000, Upchurch was named one of the 300 best NFL players of all time. … Read More
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