Richard "Dick" Corrada, Jr.
Hometown: Richmond, Va.
Sports: Football (1966-70), Baseball (1968-71)
Coaches: Clarence Stasavich (Football), Earl Smith (Baseball)
Richard "Dick" Corrada, Jr., a 1971 ECU alumnus, was also a two-sport standout
while at ECU. In football, he earned honorable mention All-America honors during his senior
season in 1970 and was an All-Southern Conference selection.
He caught a record 14 passes against Southern Illinois in 1970. The team leader in receptions in both 1969 and 1970, Corrada at one
time held the ECU career receptions record with 79 until it was broken in 1986. He also collected 906 receiving yards in his career.
Corrada was a four-year starter at shortstop for the Pirate baseball team. From
1969-71, he led the team in assists and had a career 273 assists. His career batting
average was .260. As a senior, Corrada was named first-team All-Southern Conference
in baseball as well as football.