Ray Guy

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Ray Guy
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Personal information
Date of birth: (1949-12-22) December 22, 1949 (age 69)
Place of birth: Swainsboro, Georgia
Career information
College: Southern Mississippi
NFL Draft: 1973 / Round: 1 / Pick: 23
Debuted in 1973 for the Oakland Raiders
Last played in 1986 for the Oakland Raiders
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Punts 1,049
Punting Yards 44,493
Punting Avg 42.4
Stats at NFL.com
Pro Football Hall of Fame
College Football Hall of Fame

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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