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  • Baltimore Ravens • Running Back • #27
  • Height: 5' 8"
• Weight: 212 • Born: 1/22/87
  • Ray was a Second Team All-American in both his sophomore and junior years at Rutgers.
  • Ray was a Maxwell Award finalist in 2006, and he also finished seventh in Heisman Trophy balloting.
  • Ray set a Rutgers record when he was named Big East Offensive Player of the Week three times in 2006.
  • Ray was named the MVP of the 2006 Texas Bowl. 
  • Ray was the first Rutgers back to rush for more than 1,000 yards in three seasons.
  • Ray had a career-best 90-yard touchdown run in his final college game.
  • In 2006, Ray broke Rutgers rushing yardage record held be JJ Jennings. Jennings had gained 1,353 for the Scarlet Knights in 1973.
  • Ray had just one fumble in his NFL rookie year.
  • When Ray joined the Ravens, defensive back Ronnie Prude already had #27, Ray’s number in college. Ray wore #39 until Prude was cut at the end of training camp.
  • Ray and Chris Johnson were the only players to top 2,000 yards from scrimmage in 2009.
  • Ray earned his first Pro Bowl nod after the 2009 season . He was also named Second Team All-NFL.
  • Ray led all NFL backs in catches and receiving yards in 2009.
  • Ray’s 1,339 rushing yards in 2009 was sixth-best in the NFL.
  • Ray and Jamal Lewis are the only Ravens to gain over 2,000 yards from scrimmage in a season.
  • Ray’s receiving TD against the Kansas City Chiefs in the 2010 playoffs was the first ever for a Ravens running back in the postseason.
  • Ray threw his first NFL touchdown pass in 2011. It was a one-yard toss to tight end Ed Dickson.
  • Ray’s 107-yard game against the Steelers in 2011 marked just the second time since 2009 the Pittsburgh defense had allowed a running back to hit triple digits. The other back was Ray, too.
  • In a 2011 game against the New Orleans Saints, Ray ran for 153 yards and added 80 on pass receptions. The 233 yards was a personal high and third all-time for the Ravens.
  • Ray ranked in the NFL Top 10 in rushing yards each year from 2009 to 2011.
  • Ray surpassed 8,000 total yards in 2012.
  • Heading into 2013, Ray was third all-time on the Ravens career receiving list. His total of 311 catches trails only Derrick Mason (471) and Todd Heap (467.
  • Ray says he patterns his game after Maurice Jones-Drew.
  • Ray was the cover boy for EA’s NFL Blitz in 2012. He plays the game himself.
  • Ray hosts a summer football camp in New Rochelle each June for more than 500 kids. Ray has also been active in Baltimore’s anti-drunk driving campaigns.
  • In January 2012, New Rochelle held Ray Rice Day.
  • Ray is an avid chess player. He has been playing since he was a boy.
  • In 2012, Ray and his high-school sweetheart, Janay, were engaged. They already have one child, Rayven.

 


 

 


Chris Johnson,
2008 Topps Kickoff

 


Jamaal Lewis, 2000 Victory

 


Ray Rice, 2012 NFL Blitz


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