Jim Dray

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Jim Dray
No. 49 San Francisco 49ers
Position: Tight end
Personal information
Date of birth: (1986-12-31) December 31, 1986 (age 30)
Place of birth: New Milford, New Jersey
Height: 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Weight: 255 lb (116 kg)
Career information
High school: Oradell (NJ) Bergen Catholic
College: Stanford
NFL Draft: 2010 / Round: 7 / Pick: 233
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2015
Receptions: 56
Receiving yards: 605
Receiving average: 10.8
Touchdowns: 3
Player stats at NFL.com

James Russell Dray (born December 31, 1986) is an American football tight end for the San Francisco 49ers of the National Football League (NFL). Dray was drafted by the Arizona Cardinals in the seventh round of the 2010 NFL Draft. He played college football at Stanford.

Early years[edit]

Born in New Milford, New Jersey,[1] Dray grew up in nearby Paramus and played high school football at Bergen Catholic High School.[2]

Professional career[edit]

Arizona Cardinals[edit]

On July 8, 2010, the Cardinals signed Dray to a four-year contract.[3] The team did not announce the terms of the deal, but Adam Caplan of Foxsports.com reported that the contract was worth $1.84 million with a $49,000 signing bonus.[4]

Cleveland Browns[edit]

On March 13, 2014, he signed with the Cleveland Browns.[5] Dray's first season with the Browns ended with 17 receptions, for 242 yards, and 1 touchdown on 28 targets.[6] In Dray's 2015 season, he had 6 receptions for 61 yards on 16 targets. [7] On February 18, 2016, Dray was released.[8]

Buffalo Bills[edit]

Dray signed with the Buffalo Bills in March 2016. He was released on October 4, 2016.[9]

San Francisco 49ers[edit]

Dray signed with the San Francisco 49ers on December 19, 2016.[10]


  1. ^ Jim Dray, National Football League. Accessed May 18, 2016.
  2. ^ Ditrani, Vinny. "Paramus' Jim Dray looks to sway NFL teams at combine", The Record (Bergen County), February 26, 2010. Accessed February 16, 2011. "Former Bergen Catholic and Stanford star Jim Dray is among the better blocking tight ends at this year's NFL combine."
  3. ^ http://www.azcentral.com/sports/cardinals/articles/2010/07/08/20100708arizona-cardinals-sign-7th-round-draft-pick-jim-dray.html
  4. ^ http://www.azcardinals.com/news-and-events/article-1/Dray-First-Draftee-To-Sign/c5248b79-80ff-428a-b3ed-f2d6bd01934a
  5. ^ https://twitter.com/Browns/status/444171723735187457
  6. ^ "Jim Dray". ESPN.com. Retrieved 2016-02-18. 
  7. ^ "Jim Dray". ESPN.com. Retrieved 2016-02-18. 
  8. ^ "Browns terminate contracts of Randy Starks, Jim Dray". NFL.com. Retrieved 2016-02-18. 
  9. ^ Brown, Chris (October 4, 2016). "Bills release TE Dray; promote TE Christian from practice squad". BuffaloBills.com. 
  10. ^ "49ers Place TE Blake Bell on IR, Announce Additional Roster Moves". 49ers.com. December 19, 2016. 

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