Ron Wolfley
Date of birth: (1962-10-14) October 14, 1962 (age 57)
Place of birth: United States Blasdell, New York
Career information
Position(s): Running Back
College: West Virginia
NFL Draft: 1985 / Round: 4 / Pick 104
 As player:
St. Louis/Phoenix Cardinals
Cleveland Browns
St. Louis Rams
Career highlights and awards
Pro Bowls: 4
Playing stats at

Ronald Paul Wolfley (born October 14, 1962 in Blasdell, NY) was an American football fullback who played for the St. Louis/Phoenix Cardinals from 1985 to 1991. He was selected four times to the Pro Bowl as a special teams captain. Wolfley played collegiately for the West Virginia Mountaineers. He currently co-hosts an afternoon, drive time sports talk show on KTAR in Phoenix, Arizona with Doug Franz entitled Doug and Wolf. He is currently the Arizona Cardinals' color analyst on the radio and is teamed up with Dave Pasch.

He is the brother of former offensive lineman Craig Wolfley formerly of the Pittsburgh Steelers and Minnesota Vikings.

Collegiate careerEdit

Wolfley arrived at West Virginia in 1981. His freshman year, he saw little action. He only rushed for 13 yards on the season.

As a sophomore in 1982, Wolfley shared time with starting back Curlin Beck, while rushing for 355 yards and two touchdowns. His rushing totals were second on the team, only behind Beck's.

As a junior in 1983, Wolfley again shared starting time, only this time with Tom Gray. Wolfley had a career-high 485 yards and 4 touchdowns though on only 122 carries.

His final season as a Mountaineer, 1984, Wolfley finally assumed the starting role alone. He recorded 475 yards and four touchdowns that season, along with a receiving touchdown.

Professional careerEdit

Ron Wolfley was selected in the fourth round of the 1985 NFL Draft by the St. Louis Cardinals. During his seven seasons as a Cardinal (from which the team moved from St. Louis to Phoenix), Wolfley totaled 252 yards and two scores. Wolfley was known for his fearless special teams play that allowed him to compete in four straight Pro Bowls from 1986 to 1989.

In 1992, Wolfley joined the Cleveland Browns. He played two seasons for the Browns. In 1995, he joined the St. Louis Rams for his final professional season. He is the only player to have played in St. Louis for both the Cardinals and the Rams.

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