Ron Porter

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Ron Porter
No. 55, 50, 52
Position: Linebacker
Personal information
Born: (1945-07-27) July 27, 1945 (age 73)
Woburn, Massachusetts
Career information
High school: Yuba City (CA)
College: Idaho
NFL Draft: 1967 / Round: 5 / Pick: 126
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Games played - started: 93-0
Interceptions: 3
Fumble recoveries: 11
Player stats at NFL.com
Player stats at PFR

Ronald Dean Porter (born July 27, 1945) is a former American football player who played linebacker for seven seasons in the National Football League for the Baltimore Colts,[1] Philadelphia Eagles, and Minnesota Vikings.

Porter graduated from Yuba City High School in 1963 and played college football at the University of Idaho in Moscow.[2] He was a member of Phi Gamma Delta fraternity and majored in marketing.[3]

Porter was a fifth round selection of the Colts in the 1967 NFL/AFL Draft, the 126th overall pick. He was a member of the 1968 Colts team that won the NFL Championship, but were upset in Super Bowl III.

References

  1. ^ Isaacs, Stan (2013). Ten Moments that Shook the Sports World. Skyhorse Publishing Company, Incorporated. p. 177. ISBN 9781628730159. Retrieved 2 October 2014.
  2. ^ "Football - 1966 season". Gem of the Mountains, University of Idaho yearbook. 1967. p. 231.
  3. ^ "Seniors". Gem of the Mountains, University of Idaho yearbook. 1967. p. 75.

External links

  • Yuba City High School Class of 1963
  • Career statistics and player information from NFL.com · Pro-Football-Reference


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