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Ray Ruschel is the second oldest college football player in NCAA history, the DE in North Dakota is 49-years-old

Ray Ruschel is the oldest college football player in NCAA history, the DE in North Dakota is 49-years-old
Ray Ruschel is the oldest college football player in NCAA history, the DE in North Dakota is 49-years-old

North Dakota State Collège of Science has a big boy on their defensive line. Ray Ruschel sticks out when you look at photos of their team. There is a reason he sticks out, HE IS A MAN!

Yes, Ray Ruschel is a 49-year-old who made the North Dakota football team.

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Ruschel is actually older than Tom Brady right now so that is pretty impressive. The oldest player to ever suit up and play in a game was 55 year old Joe Thomas Sr. The Father of former Green Bay Packers linebacker Joe Thomas Jr. played on South Carolina State against Savannah State and had one rush for 3 yards

Ruschel is the oldest current football player in college.

This is the first time Ruschel played football since he was a senior at Trinity High School in Washington, Pennsylvania back in 1992. That was before he joined the US Army.

You have to love his dedication, he is a father of two and works the midnight shift just to play the game he loves. You have to love it! I love the competitive nature, and I am rooting for RR!

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