Name: Ray Burley Jr.

Age: 51

Residence: Altoona

High school: Altoona

My favorite sport: Football

I usually attend games with: My wife, Annie

Favorite high school team: Altoona

Favorite college team: North Carolina Tar Heels

Favorite pro team: Steelers

My favorite sports memory: UNC winning 1982 national championship in basketball.

The local athlete I’ve most enjoyed watching while growing up: The 1985 Altoona boys basketball team.

My all-time favorite local coach: Earl Strohm

The most famous athlete I ever met: Roger Staubach

My most prized autograph or picture is of: My grandpap, Earl Strohm, and his 100th win football from Oct. 21, 1967 over a team from Brooklyn, New York.

If I have a claim to fame as a fan, it would be: I got to meet Roger Staubach

If I were the boss of local sports, the one rule I would enforce would be: Allow kids to be kids.

If you would like to take part in Fandom, email Scott Franco at sfranco@altoonamirror.com


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