Ray Guy

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Ray Guy
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Guy playing for the Raiders in 1985
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Personal information
Born: (1949-12-22) December 22, 1949 (age 70)
Swainsboro, Georgia
Height:6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight:195 lb (88 kg)
Career information
High school:Thomson (Thomson, Georgia)
College:Southern Mississippi
NFL Draft:1973 / Round: 1 / Pick: 23
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Punting yards:44,493
Average punt:42.4
Player stats at NFL.com

William Ray Guy (born December 22, 1949) is a retired American football punter for the Oakland/Los Angeles Raiders.[1] Coming from the University of Southern Mississippi, he was the only pure punter ever to be selected in the first round of the NFL Draft when the Oakland Raiders selected him in 1973. He won three Super Bowls with the Oakland Raiders also.[2]

On August 2, 2014, Guy was inducted to the Pro Football Hall of Fame and became the second pure kicker (after Jan Stenerud) and the first pure punter to be inducted.[3]

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  1. "Ray Guy,". NFL.com. 2012 [last update]. Retrieved 5 May 2012. Check date values in: |year= (help)
  2. "Hall of Famers: Ray Guy". Profootballhof.com. 2012 [last update]. Retrieved 5 May 2012. Check date values in: |year= (help)
  3. "Ray Guy Inducted Into Hall of Fame". Oakland Raiders. Retrieved 2014-10-2. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)

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