|Date of birth:March 12, 1967|
|College: Texas A&I|
|No regular season or postseason appearances|
|* Detroit Drive (1993)|
|Career highlights and awards|
|* AFL Most Inspirational Player of the Year (1999)|
|Comp. / Att.||365 / 636|
|Stats at ArenaFan.com|
James Guidry (born March 12, 1967) is a former American football quarterback who played five seasons in the Arena Football League with the Dallas Texans, Milwaukee Mustangs, Florida Bobcats, Anaheim Piranhas and Portland Forest Dragons. He played college football at Texas A&I University. He was also a member of the Detroit Drive.
Professional career[edit | edit source]
Detroit Drive[edit | edit source]
Dallas Texans[edit | edit source]
Guidry was traded to the Dallas Texans in June 1993.
Milwaukee Mustangs[edit | edit source]
After playing in Europe for several years, Guidry signed with the Milwaukee Mustangs in April 1996.
Florida Bobcats[edit | edit source]
Guidry played for the Florida Bobcats in 1996.
Anaheim Piranhas[edit | edit source]
Portland Forest Dragons[edit | edit source]
Guidry played for the Portland Forest Dragons from 1998 to 1999. He recorded 87 touchdowns on 4,069 passing yards during his time with the Forest Dragons. His playing career ended when he was knocked unconscious after being blindsided in the end zone for a sack during a game on May 8, 1999. He spent six days in the hospital after the hit to his spinal cord and was partially paralyzed on his left side until undergoing surgery. Guidry was named the AFL's Most Inspirational Player of the Year in 1999.
References[edit | edit source]
- "James Guidry". arenafan.com. http://www.arenafan.com/players/James_Guidry-629/. Retrieved December 24, 2014.
- "James Guidry". Lawrence Journal-World. June 19, 1993. https://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=2199&dat=19930619&id=M6lAAAAAIBAJ&sjid=luYFAAAAIBAJ&pg=5084,5616410. Retrieved December 24, 2014.
- "Transactions". courant.com. April 11, 1996. http://articles.courant.com/1996-04-11/sports/9604110383_1_list-exempt-pacific-coast-league. Retrieved December 24, 2014.
- "TRANSACTIONS". New York Times. March 20, 1997. https://www.nytimes.com/1997/03/20/sports/transactions-193968.html. Retrieved December 24, 2014.
- "Transactions". courant.com. April 9, 1997. http://articles.courant.com/1997-04-09/sports/9704090305_1_world-league-disabled-list-contract. Retrieved December 24, 2014.
- "Arena Football not all fun and games". Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. June 11, 1999. https://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=1683&dat=19990611&id=V3MaAAAAIBAJ&sjid=Ry8EAAAAIBAJ&pg=6869,164489. Retrieved December 24, 2014.
- "James Guidry". arenafan.com. http://www.arenafan.com/players/?page=players&player=629&pageview=bio. Retrieved December 24, 2014.
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