Ray Guy died Nov. 3rd 2022, former 1st rd draft pick Oakland/LA Raider, Hall of Famer/Punter

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RIP Ray
a great man & good person
From Southern Mississippi, Native of Georgia
didn't say what he died from/of...

Ray Guy, died Nov 3rd at age 72
1973 1st rd #23 draft pick of Oakland Raiders
he changed the game of football & for punting
he was the 3rd string emergency QB too
2014 NFL HOF inductee, presented by his old coach John Madden
(RIP John too, we're losing a lot of the old guard/icons of my youth)

he was a down to earth guy, tall thin man
I had met him a couple of times
I went to a 'kicking camp' he put on in Antioch
when I was like 15-ish

he's only 9 years older than me, he seemed a lot older
Nov. 3rd a sad day for me...
 
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So true. Helluva kicker, it’ll be a long time before another kicker gets drafted that high.
 

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I remember that dude.
Thanks for the update. He was a notable player from a golden age of Football.
 

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Raiders were my "other" team as a kid (the helmet sucked me in)...... RIP
 

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Damn, I did not know that.
RIP Ray,
 

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I didn't like the Raiders back then, but now I like all of the teams from that era. I can't stand any of the teams now.

R.I.P. Ray
 

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The Raiders have always have been on my "I can't stand list" - Lots of difference reasons - but the primary one is their dismantling of the Vikings in the Super Bowl back in Ray's days - the 70's. He was not doubt the best there was at his position.
 
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