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A few facts about Ray Guy

High School

  • Two state championships
  • 16 varsity letters in 4 sports
  • Averaged 52 yards per punt
  • Longest punt was 88 yards
  • Drafted by Cincinnati Reds

College: Southern Mississippi

  • First game had 77-yard punt
  • NCAA’s top punter in ’72 (46.2)
  • 44.7 average in 3 seasons
  • 3 times punted over 70 yards
  • 93-yard punt as a senior
  • Unanimous All-American in ’72
  • Pitched no-hitter
  • Drafted by Cincinnati Reds (second time), Kansas City Royals and Atlanta Braves.
  • 18 interceptions as starting FS
  • Kicked 61-yard FG in snow

Oakland/L.A. Raiders

  • 42.4 career average (14 years)
  • Played in 207 games in a row, never missing a game
  • Punted 1,049 times for 44,541 yards
  • Led NFL in punting 3 times
  • 7-time Pro Bowler (6 straight)
  • 3 Super Bowl wins (’76,’80,’83)
  • 619 punts without a block
  • 2nd highest Super Bowl career punting average (41.9)
  • 5 punts over 60 yards in 1981
  • Third-string quarterback for the Raiders for several seasons
  • 56 yard average in 1980 AFC title game (NFL record)

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