||JockBio Vital Stats
||• New England Patriots
|• Wide Receiver
||• 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
- 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