A professional football running back for the Dallas Cowboys of the National Football League, Rico Dowdle’s full name is Rico Sharod Dowdle Jr. He is 1.80 m tall and 98 kg. He attended A.C. Reynolds High School, where he played high school football, and amassed 2,545 yards and 51 rushing touchdowns on 247 carries.
He also had a 55-yard touchdown reception and 1,434 yards of passing, 11 touchdowns, and 4 interceptions. He was named Parade All-American, All-state, and All-WNC Player of the Year for his 63 total touchdowns, a WNC single-season record. After graduating from high school, he enrolled in the University of South Carolina, where he played NCAA football for the Gamecocks of South Carolina.
After undergoing surgery to cure a sports hernia in the offseason, he missed the first four games of his freshman season. He finished second on the team with 108 carries for 498 yards and 4 rushing touchdowns as a senior, despite being limited by a groin injury in the offseason. He amassed 2,167 yards and 16 touchdowns on the ground in 39 games, good for 15th place all-time at the institution.
His finest effort, which clocked in at 226 yards, was one of eight that totaled at least 100 yards. He participated in the East-West Shrine Bowl in 2020. After the 2020 NFL Draft, which took place in April of that year, Dowdle was a free agent and signed with the Dallas Cowboys.
How Old Is Rico Dowdle?
Rico Dowdle was born on June 14, 1998. He is 24 years old.