3-time All-American

Defensive Player of the Year, 1982

1st TSU Tiger in the Pro Football Hall of Fame

During his NFL career, Dent recorded 137.5 QB sacks and 671 tackles

Pro Football Hall of Fame


Tennessee State Hall of Fame



Richard Dent

December 13, 1960-

Atlanta, Georgia

Tennessee State University 82


Defensive End

4- Pro Bowls

5-time All-Pro

2-time Super Bowl champions

Super Bowl XX, MVP

100 Sacks Club, career 137.5 sacks