Earned All-America honors in 1957
Named All-ACC in 1957
Played for the Rams, Eagles and Jets in the NFL
One of the most decorated Blue Devil linemen in program history, Roy Hord, Jr. is the 42nd football player to be admitted to the Duke Sports Hall of Fame.
In his three years with the Blue Devils (1954, 1956, and 1957), Hord helped win one ACC championship, appear in two Orange Bowls, and was part of three teams that went a combined 19-9-4 (13-2-1 in the ACC).
Hord, who played both tackle and guard, is one of 25 Duke football players to be named first team All-America, earning the honor in 1957, the same year he was named All-ACC and earned a trip to the Hula Bowl.
Following his career with the Blue Devils, Hord was selected in the 1957 NFL Draft by the Los Angeles Rams in the eighth round.
During his stay in the NFL Hord played for three teams, the Rams, the Philadelphia Eagles, and the New York Jets.