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10/25/1980  DICKINSON PARNELL, FOOTBALL, TAMPA BAY BUCSPAPNELL DICKIN

A former Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback finally hits 'Paydirt'

TAMPA — They call him "Paydirt." Parnell Dickinson, the first African-American quarterback drafted by the Bucs (not Doug Williams), got his nickname from his teammates at Mississippi Valley State University for his touchdown making. Saturday night, Paydirt hits paydirt. Dickinson, 63, a Tampa resident since his one …

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