Rudolph Romboli was born on May 1, 1923 in Everett MA and graduated from Everett High School. In 1940 he led Everett HS to the Eastern State title over Chelsea, 32-6, scoring two touchdowns.

Also a star on the baseball team, he graduated in 1942 and joined the service during the war and served as a staff sergeant in the Air Force. played football there.

After the war, he played fullback and linebacker for the Boston Yanks from 1946 to 1948, without having gone to college.

He suffered a broken leg in an exhibition game but came back to finish the 1946 season. In 1947 he rushed for 50 yards on 23 carries and in 1948 he rushed for 90 yards and received 8 passes for 77 yards, as well as returned four kickoffs for 86 yards.

In his career he rushed for 137 yards and caught 12 passes for 107 yards.

Rudy Romboli died on January 3, 1980 at age 56 in Stoneham, MA.

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