Ray Farmer

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Ray Farmer
No. 55
Linebacker
Personal information
Date of birth: (1974-07-01) July 1, 1974 (age 40)
Place of birth: White Plains, New York
Career information
College: Duke
NFL Draft: 1996 / Round: 4 / Pick: 121
Debuted in 1996 for the Philadelphia Eagles
Last played in 1998 for the Philadelphia Eagles
Career history

As a player

As an administrator

Career NFL statistics
Tackles 50
Sacks 2.0
Interceptions 1
Stats at NFL.com

Harvey Ray Farmer (born July 1, 1974) is a former professional American football player and current general manager of the Cleveland Browns.

Playing career[edit]

Farmer played safety at Duke University from 1992 to 1996. He was all-Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) twice, and as a senior, he led the team in tackles with 111 and played in two collegiate all-star games.[1][2] After graduation with a degree in sociology, he was drafted by the Philadelphia Eagles in the fourth round of the 1996 draft, and played three seasons at linebacker.[3] His career was ended by a knee injury.[4]

Administrative career[edit]

Farmer is currently the general manager for the Cleveland Browns. Prior to his position with the Browns, he was director of pro personnel for the Kansas City Chiefs from 2006 to 2012 and a scout for the Atlanta Falcons from 2002 to 2006.[4] Before working in the NFL, he was the academic coordinator for football at Duke University in 2001, and worked in TV and radio from 1998-2000.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Ray Farmer Accepts Scouting Position With Atlanta Falcons". Duke Sports Information. Retrieved 11 January 2014. 
  2. ^ "Ray Farmer Stats". Sports Reference. Retrieved 9 January 2014. 
  3. ^ "Ray Farmer NFL Football Statistics". Pro Football Reference. Retrieved 9 January 2014. 
  4. ^ a b Reed, Tom. "Ray Farmer relishes opportunity to make a difference with the Cleveland Browns". Cleveland.com. Retrieved 9 January 2014.