Running back Rico Dowdle plays for the Dallas Cowboys in the National Football League. He is 1.80 m tall and 98 kg in weight. During his time playing high school football at A.C. Reynolds High School, he had 247 carries for 2,545 yards and 51 rushing touchdowns. He completed passes for 1,434 yards, 11 touchdowns, and 4 interceptions in addition to collecting a touchdown pass for 55 yards.
He set a WNC single-season record with 63 touchdowns and was named All-WNC Player of the Year. He also received Parade All-American and other honors. He attended the University of South Carolina after high school, where he played NCAA football for the Gamecocks.
He had to miss the first four games as a rookie after undergoing off-season surgery to recover from a sports hernia. He ranked second on the team with 108 carries for 498 yards and 4 rushing touchdowns as a senior, despite having groin issues that restricted him over the offseason. He amassed 2,167 running yards and 16 touchdowns in 39 games, good for 15th place all-time at the school.
He has eight games with 100 yards or more of rushing, including his best game of 226 yards. In the 2020 East-West Shrine Bowl, he participated and gained 50 yards on the ground. After the 2020 NFL Draft in April 2020, the Dallas Cowboys signed Dowdle as an undrafted free agent.
How Much Does Rico Dowdle Make?
Rico Dowdle makes $765,000 as his average annual salary from the Cowboys.