Ray Abruzzese

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Ray Abruzzese
No. 46, 25
Position: Safety
Personal information
Date of birth: (1937-10-27)October 27, 1937
Place of birth: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Date of death: August 22, 2011(2011-08-22) (aged 73)
Place of death: Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Career information
College: Alabama
NFL Draft: 1962 / Round: 16 / Pick: 219
AFL draft: 1962 / Round: 23 / Pick: 180
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Games played: 61
Games started: 2
Interceptions: 9
Player stats at NFL.com

Raymond Lewis Abruzzese Jr. (October 27, 1937 – August 22, 2011) was an American college and professional football player.

Abruzzese was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. A defensive back, he played college football at the University of Alabama, and played professionally in the American Football League for the Buffalo Bills from 1962 through 1964, when the Bills won the AFL Championship game, 20–7, over the defending AFL champion San Diego Chargers. He also played for the AFL's New York Jets in 1965 and 1966.

Abruzzese died in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, aged 73.

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