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Rolly Woolsey

All American Football Player, Boise State 1971-74

Inducted into the Boise State Hall of Fame in 1988

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Rolly Woolsey was a two-sport athlete at Boise State lettering in football and track. From 1971-74, Woolsey helped the Bronco football team to a three-year record of 27-9 including two appearances in the NCAA Division II playoffs. A defensive back, Woolsey earned first team All-Big Sky Conference honors hi senior season. In 1974 he was the team’s third leading tackler with 72 and led BSU in interceptions with six for 92 yards. He also returned punts and kickoffs averaging 10.7 and 16.2 yards, respectively. As a member of the Bronco track team, Woolsey set school records in the 220-yard dash, the 440-yard dash and was a member of the record setting spring and mile relay teams. Following this career at BSU, Woolsey played for the Dallas Cowboys helping the team to the 1975 NFC title and an appearance in Super Bowl X. He has been a successful high school football coach winning two Washington State AAA titles during the period of 1978-87.