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Ron Fernandes

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Ron Fernandes Famous memorial

Birth
Ypsilanti, Washtenaw County, Michigan, USA
Death
5 Dec 2023 (aged 72)
Taylor, Wayne County, Michigan, USA
Burial
Cremated. Specifically: Ashes given to family Add to Map
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Professional Football Player. For three seasons (1976 to 1977 and 1979), he played at the defensive end and defensive tackle positions in the National Football League with the Baltimore Colts. Born Ronald Michael Fernandes, he was raised in Ohio where he attended Rocky River High School. He played collegiate football at Eastern Michigan University, where he established himself as one of the school's all time great defensive players. Selected by the Miami Dolphins during the 10th round of the 1973 NFL Draft, he played 40 career regular season games. In addition to the NFL, Fernandes played one season in the World Football League with the Detroit Wheels (1974). In 1976 while with the Baltimore Colts, he produced a career-high 5 sacks. He was inducted into the Eastern Michigan Athletic Hall of Fame in 2019.
Professional Football Player. For three seasons (1976 to 1977 and 1979), he played at the defensive end and defensive tackle positions in the National Football League with the Baltimore Colts. Born Ronald Michael Fernandes, he was raised in Ohio where he attended Rocky River High School. He played collegiate football at Eastern Michigan University, where he established himself as one of the school's all time great defensive players. Selected by the Miami Dolphins during the 10th round of the 1973 NFL Draft, he played 40 career regular season games. In addition to the NFL, Fernandes played one season in the World Football League with the Detroit Wheels (1974). In 1976 while with the Baltimore Colts, he produced a career-high 5 sacks. He was inducted into the Eastern Michigan Athletic Hall of Fame in 2019.

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  • Originally Created by: C.S.
  • Added: Dec 6, 2023
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  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/262073186/ron-fernandes: accessed ), memorial page for Ron Fernandes (11 Sep 1951–5 Dec 2023), Find a Grave Memorial ID 262073186; Cremated; Maintained by Find a Grave.