Raymond Webber

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Raymond Webber
No. --     Arizona Rattlers
Wide Receiver
Personal information
Date of birth: (1989-06-01) June 1, 1989 (age 25)
Place of birth: Saint Louis, Missouri
Height: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) Weight: 225 lb (102 kg)
Career information
High school: St. Louis (MO) Clyde C. Miller
College: Arkansas-Pine Bluff
Undrafted in 2011
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status: Active
Career NFL statistics
Stats at NFL.com
Career UFL statistics as of 2013
Receptions 1
Receiving Yards 4
Receiving TDs 0

Raymond Lamarr Webber (born June 1, 1989) is an American football wide receiver for the Arizona Rattlers of the Arena Football League (AFL). He was signed by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers as an undrafted free agent in 2011. He played college football for the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff.

Early years[edit]

Webber was born in Saint Louis, Missouri. He attended Cleveland NJROTC High School located in South Saint Louis, Missouri.[1] Webber transferred to Clyde C. Miller Career Academy[2] his sophomore year. Due to the transfer, Webber was not allowed to play any sports his first year at Clyde C. Miller. Webber excelled at three sports while attending Miller Career Academy, basketball, football, and track.[3]

College career[edit]

Webber attended the University of Arkansas-Pine Bluff where he majored in business marketing. He was a four-year letterman in football. He is currently UAPB's record holder for receptions in a game, yards in a game, receptions in a single season and yards in a single season. Receptions in a career and Yards in a Career. Webber ended his senior season becoming the second player in Southwest Athletic Conference history to ever record 100 receptions in a single season (101) the only other was Jerry Rice (103).

While at Pine Bluff, he joined Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity.[4]

Professional career[edit]

Tampa Bay Buccaneers[edit]

Webber signed with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers as an undrafted free agent in July 2011.[5] He was sidelined with a hamstring injury and put on the injured reserve list on August 15, 2011.[6]

New York Jets[edit]

Webber was signed by the New York Jets on June 19, 2012.[7] He was waived on August 25, 2012.[8]

Arizona Rattlers[edit]

Webber signed with the Arizona Rattlers of the Arena Football League for the 2013 season. Before the season began, Webber was placed on the other league exempt list when he signed with the Calgary Stampeders. Webber was activated on July 11, 2013, but refused to report to the Rattlers.

Calgary Stampeders[edit]

Webber signed with the Calgary Stampeders, of the Canadian Football League, during their 2013 training camp. Webber was cut on June 11, 2013.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Cleveland NJROTC School". slps.org. Retrieved 16 December 2011. 
  2. ^ coats, billy. "Rookie free agents want end to lockout". Retrieved 17 July 2011. 
  3. ^ "Raymond Webber Basketball Stats". cbssports.com. 
  4. ^ https://twitter.com/Rayblinkie1906
  5. ^ "Three Arkansas-Pine Bluff Players Sign NFL contracts". Retrieved 01/05/2012.  Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  6. ^ "Raymond Webber". yahoo sports. Retrieved 01/05/2012.  Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  7. ^ Jets Media Relations Department (19 June 2012). "WR Webber Signed, LB Berning Waived". New York Jets. Archived from the original on 19 June 2012. Retrieved 19 June 2012. 
  8. ^ Jets Media Relations Department (25 August 2012). "Seven Players Waived, Roster at 80". New York Jets. Archived from the original on 25 August 2012. Retrieved 25 August 2012. 

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