Ralph Strayhorn Jr.: Always on call for his alma mater

A native of Durham, Ralph Strayhorn, Jr. was recruited by UNC assistant football coach Jim Tatum and played three seasons with the Tar Heels before he entered the United States Navy and served in the Pacific theater from 1943 until 1946, completing his active service as a sub-chaser commanding officer. He served twenty years in the U. S. Naval Reserve, retiring in 1962.

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