Ray Drew

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Ray Drew
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Drew with the Georgia Bulldogs
No. -- Montreal Alouettes
Position: Defensive tackle
Personal information
Date of birth: (1992-09-24) September 24, 1992 (age 24)
Place of birth: Thomasville, Georgia
Height: 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Weight: 315 lb (143 kg)
Career information
High school: Thomasville (GA) Thomas Co. Central
College: Georgia
Undrafted: 2015
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status: Active
CFL status: International
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at NFL.com

Ray Drew (born September 24, 1992) is a Canadian football defensive end for the Montreal Alouettes of the Canadian Football League (CFL).[1] He played college football at Georgia. Drew was signed by the Miami Dolphins as an undrafted free agent in 2015. He has also been a member of the Cleveland Browns, Green Bay Packers, and Carolina Panthers.

Early years[edit]

Drew attended Thomas County Central High School in Thomasville, Georgia. He was considered one of the best defensive line prospects in his class nicknamed the "Pastor Of Disaster".[2] Drew also received a nomination to the 2010 U.S. Army All-American Bowl.[3] Ray is an avid country music fan and spends his offseasons splitting time between Nashville, TN and Boston, GA.

College career[edit]

After his freshman and sophomore seasons, Drew became an integral part of Georgia's defense as a junior.[4]

Professional career[edit]

Pre-draft measurables
Ht Wt 40-yd dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert Broad BP
6 ft 4 in 265 lb 4.83 s 1.71 s 2.75 s 4.45 s 7.43 s 32.5 in 9 ft 4 in 18 reps
All values are from Pro Day[5]

Miami Dolphins[edit]

After going undrafted in the 2015 NFL Draft, Drew signed with the Miami Dolphins on May 8, 2015. He was released by the Dolphins on August 30, 2015.

Cleveland Browns[edit]

On October 6, 2015, Drew was signed to the Cleveland Browns' practice squad.[6] He was released by the Browns on November 2, 2015.

Green Bay Packers[edit]

Drew was signed by the Green Bay Packers on March 14, 2016.[7] On April 25, 2016, he was released by the Packers.[8]

Carolina Panthers[edit]

On August 13, 2016, Drew was signed by the Carolina Panthers.[9] He was released by the Panthers on August 28, 2016.[10]

Montreal Alouettes[edit]

Drew has signed with the Montreal Alouettes of the Canadian Football League. He is playing defensive end and is wearing #95.[11]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://en.montrealalouettes.com/players/ray-drew/
  2. ^ https://sports.yahoo.com/ncaa/football/recruiting/rankings/rank-2658
  3. ^ http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/2011/writers/andy_staples/01/06/ray.drew/
  4. ^ "Drew growing into five-star billing". ESPN.com. October 16, 2013. 
  5. ^ "Ray Drew - Georgia, DE : 2015 NFL Draft Scout Player Profile". NFLDraftScout.com. Retrieved August 18, 2016. 
  6. ^ "Browns sign Ray Drew and Ty Zimmerman to the practice squad". October 6, 2015. Retrieved August 18, 2016. 
  7. ^ "Packers sign DE Ray Drew". Packers.com. March 14, 2016. Retrieved August 18, 2016. 
  8. ^ "Packers release DE Ray Drew". Packers.com. April 25, 2016. Retrieved August 18, 2016. 
  9. ^ Stephen, Igoe (August 13, 2016). "Carolina Panthers sign defensive tackle Ray Drew". CBSSports.com. Retrieved August 18, 2016. 
  10. ^ Strickland, Bryan (August 28, 2016). "Panthers announce first cuts". Panthers.com. Retrieved August 28, 2016. 
  11. ^ http://en.montrealalouettes.com/players/ray-drew/

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