Ron Hall (defensive back)

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For the tight end of the same name see Ron Hall (tight end).

Ron Hall
No. 27
Position: Safety
Personal information
Born: (1937-04-30) April 30, 1937 (age 81)
Granite City, Illinois
Career information
College: Missouri Valley
NFL Draft: 1959 / Round: 28 / Pick: 331
Career history
Career highlights and awards
  • Patriots All-Decade 1960s Team
  • AFL All-Star: 1963
Player stats at PFR

Ron Hall (born April 30, 1937) is an American football former safety, he played college football at Missouri Valley College, where he was a 1971 inductee to the school's Athletic Hall of Fame. As a professional, he played for the Pittsburgh Steelers of the National Football League (NFL) in 1959 and for the Boston Patriots of the American Football League (AFL) from 1961 to 1967.. He was an AFL All-Star in 1963 and a member of the Patriots' All-Decade 1960s Team. His 11 interceptions during the 1964 season set a single-season Patriots record which in 2018 has not been broken. In 1995 he was named to the New England Patriots' 35th Anniversary team. In 2012 he was inducted into the NAIA Athletic Hall of Fame and in 2017 Ron was inducted into the Missouri Sports Hall of Fame.

Ron taught in the Liberty, Missouri School District for over 30 years, coaching football for 15 years and golf for 15 years.

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