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K-State fullback 'Rammin' Ralph' from the '30s dies

Updated: October 19, 2005, 2:01 PM ET
Associated Press

HESSTON, Kan. -- Ralph M. Graham, a football star at Kansas State in the 1930s who later coached Wichita State in its first bowl game, has died at 95.

Graham, who lived at the Schowalter Villa in Hesston, died Friday at Newton Medical Center in Newton, said Beverly Baumgartner, chaplain at Schowalter.

Graham, a fullback known as "Rammin' Ralph," was a three-time all-conference choice in the Big Six at Kansas State.

He captained the Wildcats in 1933, and his 196 ...

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