Ray Guy


College Career

Southern Mississippi (1970-1972)

• Consensus All-American punter (’72)

• All-South Independent punter (’70, ‘71 ‘72); defensive back (’70, ‘72)

• Season punting averages: 45.3 yards (’70); 42.9 yards (’71); 46.2 yards (’72); 44.7 yards (career)

• 93-yard punt against Ole Miss (’72)

• NCAA record 61-yard field goal against Utah State (’72)

• Coaches Association All-America Game (’73)

• USM Team of the Century (’00)

 

Pro Football Career

Oakland/Los Angeles Raiders (1973-1986)

• First punter to be chosen in first round of NFL draft

• Third highest punting average in NFL history (42.5)

• 619 consecutive unblocked punts (second longest streak in NFL history)

• Three Super Bowl victories (’77, ‘81, ‘84)

• NFL’s leading punter three times (’74, ‘75, ‘76)

• Pro Bowl selection seven times (’73, ‘74, ‘75, ‘76, ‘77, ‘78, ‘80)

• Never missed a game due to injury (207 consecutives games over 14 years)

 

Did You Know?

During the 1977 Pro Bowl, Ray Guy became the first punter to hit the overhead TV screen at the Louisiana Superdome.