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Ron Tilton
No. 76     
Guard
Personal information
Date of birth: (1963-08-09) August 9, 1963 (age 56)
Place of birth: Homestead, Florida
High School: Henry B. Plant High School
Tampa, Florida
Height: 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) Weight: 250 lb (113 kg)
Career information
College: University of Florida
Tulane University
Undrafted in 1986
Debuted in 1986 for the Washington Redskins
Last played in 1986 for the Washington Redskins
Career history
* Washington Redskins ( 1986)
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only.
Career highlights and awards
Stats at NFL.com
Stats at pro-football-reference.com
Stats at DatabaseFootball.com

Ronald John Tilton (born August 9, 1963) is a former American college and professional football player who was a guard in the National Football League (NFL) for a single season in 1986. Tilton played college football for the University of Florida and Tulane University, and thereafter, he played professionally for the Washington Redskins of the NFL.

Early years Edit

Tilton was born in Homestead, Florida.[1] He attended Plant High School in Tampa, Florida,[2] where he played high school football for the Plant Panthers.

College career Edit

Tilton attended the University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida, where he played for coach Charley Pell's Florida Gators football team in 1981 and 1982.[3] Tilton transferred to Tulane University in New Orleans, Louisiana, and played his final two college football seasons for the Tulane Green Wave football team in 1984 and 1985.

Professional career Edit

Tilton was not selected in the 1986 NFL Draft. The Washington Redskins signed him as an undrafted free agent, and he played for the Redskins for a single season in 1986, appearing in seven games.[4]

See also Edit

References Edit

  1. Pro-Football-Reference.com, Players, Ron Tilton. Retrieved March 19, 2011.
  2. databaseFootball.com, Players, Ron Tilton. Retrieved March 19, 2011.
  3. 2011 Florida Gators Football Media Guide, University Athletic Association, Gainesville, Florida, p. 186 (2011). Retrieved August 31, 2011.
  4. National Football League, Historical Players, Ron Tilton. Retrieved March 19, 2011.
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