Dick Evans (athlete)

Richard Jacob "Dick" Evans (May 31, 1915 – May 26, 2008) was an American professional basketball and football player. Evans was born on May 31, 1915 in Chicago, Illinois.[1]

Dick Evans
Evans from 1941 Hawkeye
Personal information
Born(1915-05-31)May 31, 1915
Chicago, Illinois
DiedMay 26, 2008(2008-05-26) (aged 92)
Sarasota, Florida
Listed height6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Listed weight200 lb (91 kg)
Career information
High schoolDePaul Academy (Chicago, Illinois)
CollegeIowa (1939–1940)
PositionForward / Center
Career history
1940Hammond Ciesar All-Americans
1940Sheboygan Red Skins
1941–1942Chicago Bruins
1942–1943Chicago Studebaker Flyers

Professional athlete


Evans played for four teams in the National Basketball League between the 1940–41 and 1942–43 seasons: the Hammond Ciesar All-Americans, Sheboygan Red Skins, Chicago Bruins, and Chicago Studebaker Flyers. In 32 career games played he averaged 2.4 points per game.


Evans also played with the Green Bay Packers during the 1940 NFL season and the 1943 NFL season. During the two season in between, he played with the Chicago Cardinals.


Between 1952 and 1972, he was a coach, usually a defensive coach, for several NFL teams.[2]


  1. https://www.pro-football-reference.com/players/E/EvanDi20.htm
  2. "Dick Evans". The Pro Football Archives. Retrieved September 15, 2018.
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