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Ricky Dowdy

Position: DL
Date of Birth: 12/28/1990
Height: 6' 1"   Weight: 260 lbs
Pro Experience: Rookie
College: NC State
Birthplace: High Point, NC


Sign with Carolina Cobras December 21, 2017 for his first season in arena football.(Carolina: 2018 - Present) 


Pro Experience 




Finished his college career at Cumberland Univeristy, where he played from 2013-2014. Dowdy recorded three interceptions for 81 yards and one touchdown, 44 total tackles, two sacks for 28 yards and five pass breakups. In 2013, he recorded one interception for a gain of 21 yards, 20 tackles, one sack, three pass breakups, two QB hits and one fumble recovery. Prio to playing for Cumberland, Dowdy played for NC State from 2009-2012. In 2012,  Dowdy recorded 82 total tackles, 3.5 total sacks, one fumble recovery, four QB hits and two pass breakups. 



A native of High Point, North Carolina, where he played for High Point High School. As a junior and senior Dowdy was named All-Conference and named to the All-Atlantic Region class of 2009.