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Bob Ramlow - BGSU Athletic Archives Bob Ramlow earned three varsity letters apiece in football and track during his collegiate career. In football, he was a two-time second-team All-MAC halfback, earning All-Ohio honors his senior year. As a sophomore in 1956, Ramlow had 113 yards rushing as BG posted an 8-0-1 mark.

The following year, Ramlow led the team and placed third in the MAC with 492 yards rushing. He was second on the team with 10 receptions for the 6-1-2 Falcons. In his senior year, he led the team and ranked second in the MAC with 779 yards rushing, finishing second with nine receptions for a 7-2 squad.

In track, Ramlow tied for the league title in the pole vault as a senior, setting the school record (13-0) at that time in the event. He had been second in the MAC in that event in both his sophomore and junior seasons.

Ramlow became the head track coach at Euclid High School in 1969, beginning a long and successful tenure. Over the first 25 years, his teams posted an overall record of 435-35, as Euclid won 180-of-205 outdoor meets and 255-of-265 indoor meets during that time.

Ramlow coached over 150 athletes who earned Ohio honors, and his teams won 12 league titles, seven district meets and four sectional titles. His 1989 and 1990 track teams finished third in the state track meet.

Ramlow was named the league Coach of the Year 12 times and was selected as the Northeast Ohio Coach of the Year on three occasions. An Ohio Track Coaches Hall of Fame member, he has earned numerous honors from the City of Euclid for his work at the high school.

(Information on this page courtesy bgsufalcons.com press release, August 13, 2001.)

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