Ray Mitchell Agnew, Jr. (born December 9, 1967) is a former American football defensive tackle who played eleven seasons in the National Football League. Ray's son, Ray Agnew III plays fullback in the National Football League for the Dallas Cowboys and attended Southern Illinois University.
Agnew was born in Winston-Salem, North Carolina where he attended Carver High School. During his senior year, he was voted the defensive most valuable player after recording 70 tackles and 10 sacks in only seven games. Agnew then played college football and majored in history at North Carolina State University.
He was drafted by the New England Patriots with the 10th pick of the 1st round of the 1990 NFL Draft. Agnew played for the Patriots for five years before going to the New York Giants. After spending three years with the Giants he went to the St. Louis Rams where he played for three years. He is currently a scout for the Rams.