Richard J Fuller

Graduating class of 1967



Dick Fuller, a four sport athlete, enters the Hall of Fame based upon his outstanding play for the “Little Green” Football teams. During his career at Central, Dick scored 300 points – 45 touchdowns and 30 extra points – a remarkable total which is still a City of Manchester record. He led all New Hampshire scorers in both his Junior (104 points) and senior (156 points) years. In his senior year, he rushed for 1182 yards helping to lead Central to an undefeated, untied 10-0 record (the first since 1928). In his final game on Thanksgiving Day against Haverhill (MA), the Massachusetts State Champions, Dick scored 4 touchdowns in a 28 to 12 victory. Among numerous honors, he made the All-State Football team three years and the All-American Football team twice (1" team in 1966). In addition, in 1967, he was named NH Athlete of the Year, New England Young Man of the Year, and winner of the Reggie Marston Sportsmanship Award. Continuing his football career at the nationally ranked University of Arkansas, Fuller made the Southwest Conference All Freshman Football Team. He played in the Cotton Bowl game and in the Sugar Bowl twice as well as the National Championship game against the University of Texas. Owner of Fuller Landscaping, his designs have been featured on TV for Oklahoma Outdoor Living ‘98. and Tulsa Garden Club Tours 97-99. His pond designs have been featured on the Tulsa Pond Society tour 97–2000. Dick lives in Oklahoma, and is a minister.