Ron Waller

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A two-time “Athlete of the Year” selection by the Wilmington Sportswriters Association, Waller went from a brilliant football career at Laurel High School to star for the University of Maryland
and the Los Angeles Rams of the NFL. He was picked All-Pro in his rookie year (1955) with the division-winning Rams. He gained 713 yards and scored seven touchdowns. At Laurel High School in his
senior year he established one-season state records of 30 touchdowns, 33 PATs and a total of 213 points. He holds the career scoring record of 434 points. At the University of Maryland, Ron was
chosen for the All-Atlantic Coast Conference team. He played with the College All-Stars who beat Cleveland of the NFL. Ron coached the San Diego Chargers, Philadelphia Bell and the Wilmington



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