Ray Mathews

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Ray Mathews
No. 44, 25
Ray Mathews - 1952 Bowman Large.jpg
Mathews on a 1952 Bowman football card
Date of birth (1929-02-26) February 26, 1929 (age 86)
Place of birth Dayton, Pennsylvania
Career information
Position(s) Wide receiver
College Clemson
NFL draft 1951 / Round: 7 / Pick: 81
Career history
As player
1951-1959 Pittsburgh Steelers
1960 Dallas Cowboys
Career highlights and awards
Pro Bowls 2
Career stats

Raymond Dyral Mathews (born February 26, 1929 in Dayton, Pennsylvania) was an American football wide receiver in the National Football League for ten seasons. Mathews attended Clemson University and played baseball and football there. During his nine years with the Pittsburgh Steelers (1951–1959) Mathews had 230 receptions for 3,919 yards and 34 touchdowns also rushed for 1,057 yards and five touchdowns in 300 attempts during his 108 regular season games with the Steelers. He was selected by the Dallas Cowboys in the 1960 NFL Expansion Draft. He currently resides in Marion Twp, Pennsylvania.