Jimmy Raye III

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Jimmy Raye III
Indianapolis Colts
Position: Vice president of football operations
Personal information
Date of birth: (1968-11-24) November 24, 1968 (age 48)
Place of birth: Fayetteville, North Carolina
Height: 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Weight: 165 lb (75 kg)
Career information
High school: Irvine (CA)
College: San Diego State
Undrafted: 1991
Career history
As player:
As coach:
As executive:
As administrator:
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at NFL.com

Jimmy Arthur Raye III (born November 24, 1968) is an American football former professional player and current team executive in the National Football League (NFL). Since 2013, Raye has been the vice president of football operations for the Indianapolis Colts of the NFL.

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) from 1986 to 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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