Derrick Ramsey

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Derrick Ramsey
No. 84, 88
Date of birth: (1956-12-23) December 23, 1956 (age 58)
Place of birth: Hastings, Florida
Career information
Position(s): Tight End
College: Kentucky
NFL Draft: 1978 / Round: 5 / Pick: 136
As player:
Oakland/Los Angeles Raiders
New England Patriots
Detroit Lions
Career stats
Playing stats at

Derrick Ramsey (born December 23, 1956) is a former professional American football player who played tight end for nine seasons for the Oakland/Los Angeles Raiders, New England Patriots, and Detroit Lions.

He was a quarterback and tight end at the University of Kentucky, where he was part of the team that won the 1976 SEC Championship and the 1976 Peach Bowl.[1] He was first team All SEC and third-team All-American as QB in 1977 when Kentucky finished with a 10-1 record and #4 ranking in the final AP poll. Ramsey also played two games on the basketball team as a walk-on in 1976. [2]

He currently is the Athletic Director at Coppin State University.[3]


  1. ^ - Kentucky Football History and Records[dead link]
  2. ^ "Derrick Ramsey". Retrieved 4 March 2012. 
  3. ^ "Coppin State Athletic Department". 2011-07-26. Retrieved 2015-03-30.