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The San Diego Chargers Ron Nery

autographed 1962 fleer ron nery

#88 – Ron Nery

Perhaps the least-known member of the Chargers dominant defensive line of the early 1960s was Ron Nery.  A graduate of Kansas State, Nery stood 6’6″, and was listed at 247 lbs., though he once told me that he never weighed more than 215 lbs. during his football career.  Nery played for the Chargers from 1960-1962, and in today’s terminology would be considered a speed rusher or a pass rushing specialist.  Ron Nery left the AFL after splitting time with the Houston Oilers and Denver Broncos in 1963. read more