JockBio Vital Stats
  • New England Patriots
• Wide Receiver • #81
  • Height: 6' 4 "
• Weight: 210 • Born: 2/13/77
  • Randy was a pitcher and center fielder as a kid in baseball. NBA star Jason Williams says he hated hitting against his friend because he was so wild on the mound.
  • During his red-shirt season at Florida State, Randy ran a 4.25 in the 40-yard dash. The fastest time ever recorded at FSU was 4.23, by Deion Sanders.
  • Randy scored a total of 28 touchdowns for Marshall in 1996, tying a Division I-AA record set by Jerry Rice.
  • After the 1996 Division I-AA title game, Montana’s Athletic Director sent Florida State coach Bobby Bowden a note saying that if he had not kicked Randy off the team, they would both be national champions.
  • Randy agreed to run track for Marshall as a sophomore and won the Southern Conference indoor track 55-meters and 200-meter championships. He had not raced competitively for four years, yet his time in the 200 (21.15 seconds) was one of the best in the country that year.
  • Randy says that winning the 1997 Fred Biletnikoff award and the 1998 NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year are the two greatest personal achievements of his career.
  • Randy’s career stats at Marshall include 168 receptions, 4,528 all-purpose yards and 53 TD catches.
  • Randy scored 17 touchdowns as a rookie in 1998. He and Cris Carter combined for 29 TDs to set a new NFL mark by a receiving duo. In addition, his 14 plays of more than 40 yards broke the Minnesota record set by Gene Washington in 1969.
  • Randy finished the 2007 season with 124 career TD receptions. He trails only Jerry Rice, Cris Carter and Terrell Owens on the all-time list. His average of 12.4 scoring catches per season is the best mark in NFL history.
  • Randy was the NFL Offensive Player of the Week twice in 2007 and the NFL Offensive Player of the Month for November.
  • Randy has played on the two highest-scoring teams in history, the 2007 Patriots (589 points) and the 1998 Vikings (556 points).
  • Randy calls all of his teammates, “Dawg.”
  • Among Randy’s favorites are rap group 8 Ball and Master P. Away from football, his favorite activity is slam dunking.
  • Randy’s fantasy is to make the U.S. Olympic track team.
  • Randy has four children with Libby Offutt: Sydney, Thaddeus, Montigo and Senali.
  • Randy has always been generous with his time and money. In Minnesota, he bussed kids to the Cedar Point Amusement Park in Ohio every July and gave game tickets to kids at St. Joseph’s Home for Children in Minneapolis.





Jerry Rice book

Fred Biletnikoff, 1971 Topps


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