Jimmy Raye III

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Jimmy Raye III
Personal information
Date of birth (1968-11-24) November 24, 1968 (age 45)
Place of birth Fayetteville, North Carolina
Career information
Position(s) Wide receiver
College San Diego State
NFL Draft / Round / Pick

Jimmy Arthur Raye III (born November 24, 1968) is a former National Football League player and the current VP of Football Operations for the Indianapolis Colts.

Early years[edit]

Raye is the son of Jimmy Raye II, who is the former offensive coordinator of the San Francisco 49ers. He attended Irvine High School during his high school years.

College career[edit]

A wide receiver for the Aztecs of San Diego State University (SDSU) (1986–1990), Raye earned a bachelor's degree in public administration. He left SDSU tied for eighth on the school's all-time receiving list with 111 catches.

National Football League career[edit]

Raye's National Football League career began when he signed a free agent contract with the Los Angeles Rams. He ended up playing in the final two games of the season.

He was the director of player personnel with the San Diego Chargers.

In 2012, Chicago Bears general manager Jerry Angelo was fired, and Raye was one of four candidates for the job.[1]

In 2013 he was hired as VP of Football Operations for the Indianapolis Colts. [2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bears to interview four GM candidates". Chicagobears.com. 2012-01-11. Retrieved 2012-03-06. 
  2. ^ "Colts hire Raye". Colts.com. 2013-01-14. Retrieved 2013-01-14. 

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