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|Born:||July 3, 1939|
|AFL draft|| 1962 / Round: 21 / Pick: 165|
(by the New York Titans)
|NFL draft||1962 / Round: 8 / Pick: 99|
Ronald Allen Hatcher (born July 3, 1939 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) is a former American football fullback in the National Football League for the Washington Redskins. He played college football at Michigan State University and was drafted in the eighth round of the 1962 NFL Draft.Hatcher was also selected in the 21st round of the 1962 AFL Draft by the New York Titans.
Pittsburgh is a city in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in the United States, and is the county seat of Allegheny County. As of 2017, a population of 305,704 lives within the city limits, making it the 63rd-largest city in the U.S. The metropolitan population of 2,353,045 is the largest in both the Ohio Valley and Appalachia, the second-largest in Pennsylvania, and the 26th-largest in the U.S.
Pennsylvania, officially the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, is a state located in the northeastern and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States. The Appalachian Mountains run through its middle. The Commonwealth is bordered by Delaware to the southeast, Maryland to the south, West Virginia to the southwest, Ohio to the west, Lake Erie and the Canadian province of Ontario to the northwest, New York to the north, and New Jersey to the east.
American football, referred to as football in the United States and Canada and also known as gridiron, is a team sport played by two teams of eleven players on a rectangular field with goalposts at each end. The offense, which is the team controlling the oval-shaped football, attempts to advance down the field by running with or passing the ball, while the defense, which is the team without control of the ball, aims to stop the offense's advance and aims to take control of the ball for themselves. The offense must advance at least ten yards in four downs, or plays, and otherwise they turn over the football to the defense; if the offense succeeds in advancing ten yards or more, they are given a new set of four downs. Points are primarily scored by advancing the ball into the opposing team's end zone for a touchdown or kicking the ball through the opponent's goalposts for a field goal. The team with the most points at the end of a game wins.
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Ronald David Bull is a retired American football running back. He played running back at Bishop High School in Bishop, Texas.
The 1962 National Football League draft was held on December 4, 1961 at the Sheraton Hotel in Chicago, Illinois.
The 1963 National Football League draft was held at the Sheraton Hotel in Chicago, Illinois, on Monday, December 3, 1962.
Fred David Miller was an American football defensive tackle in the National Football League from 1963 through 1972. During that span, he appeared in 3 world championship games for the Baltimore Colts: the 1964 NFL championship game against the Browns, Super Bowl III against the Jets, and Super Bowl V against the Cowboys. He played college football at Louisiana State University.
Francis Marion "Cotton" Davidson is a former American football quarterback and punter.
William Wesley "Billy" Neighbors was an American football guard who played in the American Football League (AFL) from 1962 to 1969. Born in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, he played college football at the University of Alabama where he was a consensus All-American in 1961 and was selected in sixth round of the 1962 AFL Draft. Neighbors was also drafted in the fourth round of the 1962 NFL Draft by the Washington Redskins. Neighbors was selected to the Boston Patriots All-1960s (AFL) Team and was inducted to the College Football Hall of Fame in 2003.
Wilburn Glynn Griffing is a former American football quarterback who played one season for the New York Giants in the National Football League. He played college football at the University of Mississippi and was drafted in the fourth round of the 1962 NFL Draft. Griffing was also selected in the fourteenth round of the 1962 AFL Draft by the Houston Oilers.
Gerald John Hillebrand is a former American football linebacker who played nine seasons in the National Football League for the New York Giants, St. Louis Cardinals, and the Pittsburgh Steelers. He played college football and was drafted in the first round of the 1962 NFL Draft. Hillebrand was also selected in the second round of the 1962 AFL Draft by the Denver Broncos.
The 1963 American Football League draft was held in Dallas on Saturday, December 1, 1962.
Jeffrey P. Hatch is a former American football player who was an offensive tackle in the National Football League (NFL) for three seasons between 2002 and 2005. He was on the rosters of the New York Giants and Tampa Bay Buccaneers, starting in four games for the Giants in 2003. Hatch starred in two documentaries. The ESPN documentary, "Hey Rookie, Welcome to the NFL" and the CNN/SI documentary, "Goal to go." He played his college football at the University of Pennsylvania, and was named a Division I-AA All-American in 2001. The Giants selected Hatch during the third round of the 2002 NFL Draft with the 78th overall pick. Hatch is also a noted artist, having shown and sold his paintings and photographs around the country. He has also spent time acting and doing stunt work in Hollywood, with notable roles in the Jeff Bridges/Ryan Reynolds led "RIPD" as well as the lead role in mid level independent film, "Brutal."
Thomas Durward Pennington Jr. was an American football placekicker who played in the American Football League (AFL). He was born in Albany, Georgia. Pennington played college football for the Georgia Bulldogs. He was drafted by the Green Bay Packers in the 12th round of the 1962 National Football League Draft and the Buffalo Bills in the 11th round of the 1962 AFL Draft but did not play for either team. He played with the Dallas Texans in 1962.
Billy Frank Parker is a former professional American football defensive lineman who played in the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Oklahoma State. Parker was drafted by the Cleveland Browns in the 6th round of the 1961 NFL Draft and by the New York Titans in the 29th round of the 1962 American Football League Draft. He played seven seasons for the NFL's Cleveland Browns (1962–1967), Pittsburgh Steelers (1968), and New York Giants (1969).
Ron Miller is a former quarterback in the National Football League. Miller was drafted in the third round of the 1961 NFL Draft by the Los Angeles Rams and later played with the team during the 1962 NFL season. He was also drafted in the twenty-first round of the 1961 American Football League Draft by the Houston Oilers.
Harrison Lynn Rosdahl was an American football defensive lineman who played three seasons in the American Football League with the Buffalo Bills and Kansas City Chiefs. He was drafted by the San Diego Chargers in the fourteenth round of the 1963 AFL Draft. He was also drafted by the San Francisco 49ers in the fourth round of the 1963 NFL Draft. Rosdahl played college football at Penn State University and attended Ridgefield Park High School in Ridgefield Park, New Jersey. He was a member of the Kansas City Chiefs team that won the 1966 AFL championship.
Fate Leonard Echols was an American football offensive tackle who played two seasons with the St. Louis Cardinals of the National Football League. He was drafted by the St. Louis Cardinals in the first round of the 1962 NFL Draft. Echols was also drafted by the New York Titans in the third round of the 1962 AFL Draft. He played college football at Northwestern University and attended Washington High School in South Bend, Indiana.
Glenn Murray Glass is a former American football defensive back who played five seasons in the National Football League (NFL) with the Pittsburgh Steelers, Philadelphia Eagles and Atlanta Falcons. He was drafted by the Chicago Bears in the 17th round of the 1962 NFL Draft. He was also drafted by the Buffalo Bills in the second round of the 1962 AFL Draft. Glass played college football at the Southern University and attended Clewiston High School in Clewiston, Florida. He was also a member of the Denver Broncos of the American Football League.
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