Ray Seals

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Ray Seals
No. 98, 97, 99
Position: Defensive end
Personal information
Date of birth: (1965-06-17) June 17, 1965 (age 51)
Place of birth: Syracuse, New York
Height: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight: 293 lb (133 kg)
Career information
High school: Syracuse (NY) Henninger
Career history
Player stats at PFR

Raymond Seals (born June 17, 1965) is a former football defensive end in the NFL. He is famous for not having attended college, a rarity in the NFL; and in 1992 he batted away Green Bay Packers quarterback Brett Favre's pass which ended up being his first ever career completion which was to himself. Seals started in Super Bowl XXX as a member of the Pittsburgh Steelers. Ray lettered in football from Anthony A Henninger High School.

Ray Seals went from playing for the minor-league Syracuse Express of the Empire Football League to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in 1989. He moved to the Steelers in '94 as a free agent and played two seasons as their starting right defensive end. He was injured in '96, his third season with the Steelers, and finished with Carolina in '97.

Ray Seals was inducted into the American Football Association's Semi Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1992.