|Born:||January 21, 1948|
Hubbard, Texas, United States
|Died:||April 17, 2003 (aged 55)|
|Height:||6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)|
|Weight:||183 lb (83 kg)|
|High school:||Amarillo (TX) Carver|
|NFL Draft:||1970 / Round: 2 / Pick: 28|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NFL statistics|
|Player stats at NFL.com · PFR|
Ronnie Shanklin (January 21, 1948 – April 17, 2003) was a professional American football player who played wide receiver for six seasons for the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Chicago Bears. He also played football at the University of North Texas.
He was a member of the 1974 Steelers squad that defeated he Minnesota Vikings in Super Bowl IX. He was also a part of the 1972 Steelers team that defeated the Oakland Raiders in the Immaculate Reception play off game (their first ever post-season appearance) and the 1973 Steelers that lost to the Raiders in the first round of the playoffs.
He led all NFL receivers with a 23.7 yards per catch average in 1973.