Ralph Mailliard

Ralph Mailliard

Born: October 10, 1905 in Randolph, pop. 944

Died: May 9, 1990 (age 84)

High School: Randolph

College/years: Creighton (1926-28)

Games played in the NFL: 4

Fun facts:

  • Started one game at tackle for the Chicago Bears in 1929.
  • Named All-Missouri Conference and to the Walter Camp and Walter Eckersall All-America teams while at Creighton.
  • Inducted into the Creighton Athletic Hall of Fame in 1972.
  • Coach at St. Ignatius in Chicago where he won 20 straight Catholic League championships. 
  • He was instrumental in the development of runner Tom O'Hara, who held the world record for the indoor mile for 14 years.


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