|No. 27, 33|
|Date of birth||November 27, 1956|
|Place of birth||Madisonville, Texas, United States|
|NFL draft||1980 / Round: 1 / Pick 5|
Track and field
Dickey also excelled in track and field, winning the NCAA championship in the 60 yard dash three times (1978–1980). Dickey was a World-Class sprinter. His 10.11 in the 100 meters was the sixth fastest time in the world in 1978. He also posted a personal best of 6.10 seconds in the 55 meters.
Professional football career
He also was a professional football player who was selected by the Baltimore Colts in the 1st round (5th overall) of the 1980 NFL Draft. A running back from Texas A&M, Dickey played in 7 NFL seasons from 1980-1986. In 1980, he was a rookie sensation for Baltimore when he rushed for 11 touchdowns. His best year as a pro came during the 1983 season for the Colts when he rushed for 1,122 yards and 4 touchdowns. Plagued with injuries throughout his career, Dickey retired after the 1986 season with the Cleveland Browns.