Richard G. Felt Athlete Profile | BYU Cougar Club

Richard G. Felt Athlete Profile

Richard G. Felt

Roster Years: 1954-1955 Hometown: Lehi, UT Hall of Fame: 1977

  • 1977 Football

1977 Hall of Fame Inductee

Dick has had a long and successful football career, beginning in high school as an All-State player during his senior year. After coming to BYU, he was named All-Conference honorable mention in 1954-55 for his excellent performance as a Cougar halfback.

After graduating in 1958, Dick joined the Air Force. He played football for two years at Boeing Air Force Base in Washington, and was named Most Valuable Player in the Air Force in 1959. He was also named to the All-Service football team.

Following his discharge, Dick played seven years of professional football - two years with the New York Titans and five with the Boston Patriots. He played in the first two AFL All-Star Games in 1961 and 1962. In 1963 his team won the AFL Eastern Division Championship. Dick was named to the All-Pro second teams in 1961 and 1962.