Ron Berger

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search

Ron Berger
Born (1942-09-30) September 30, 1942 (age 72)
Detroit, MI
Position(s) Defensive End/Defensive Tackle
College Wayne State
AFL Boston Patriots
NFL Boston Patriots
NFL New England Patriots
NFL Miami Dolphins

Ron Berger was an American college and professional football player. A defensive end, he played college football at Wayne State University, and played professionally in the American Football League and National Football League for the Boston/New England Patriots.


Berger began his career with a semi-pro team in Pontiac, Michigan, in 1965 with the St. Petersburg Blazers of the North American Football League. The next year, the 6-foot-8 Berger played for the Orange County (Calif.) Ramblers of the Continental Football League before signing with the NFL's Los Angeles Rams. He joined the Patriots as a free agent in 1969 as the biggest lineman to ever suit up for the team.

Burger played in 41 games for the Boston/New England Patriots. His final season was with the Miami Dolphins in 1973.