American Football Database
American Football Database
Ron Rector
Date of birth: (1944-05-29)May 29, 1944
Place of birth: Akron, Ohio
Date of death: June 30, 1968(1968-06-30) (aged 24)
Career information
Position(s): Running back
College: Northwestern
NFL Draft: 1966 / Round: 9 / Pick: 138
 As player:
Green Bay Packers
Washington Redskins
Atlanta Falcons
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Ronald S. Rector (born May 29, 1944 in Akron Ohio; died June 30, 1968) was an American football running back in the National Football League for the Green Bay Packers, the Washington Redskins, and the Atlanta Falcons. He played college football at Northwestern University and was drafted in the ninth round of the 1966 NFL Draft.

On June 29, 1968, Rector suffered a fractured skull and a concussion as a result of a motorcycle accident on Interstate 71 and died on June 30, 1968 as a result of these injuries.