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James Guidry
Personal information
Date of birth: (1967-03-12) March 12, 1967 (age 54)
Career information
College: Texas A&I
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
* Detroit Drive (1993)
Career highlights and awards
* AFL Most Inspirational Player of the Year (1999)
Comp. / Att.     365 / 636
Passing yards     4,863
TD-INT     97-27
QB Rating     102.21
Rushing TDs     4
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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.[1] He was also a member of the Detroit Drive.

Professional career

Detroit Drive

Guidry was a member of the Detroit Drive during the 1993 Arena Football League season.[2]

Dallas Texans

Guidry was traded to the Dallas Texans in June 1993.[2]

Milwaukee Mustangs

After playing in Europe for several years, Guidry signed with the Milwaukee Mustangs in April 1996.[3]

Florida Bobcats

Guidry played for the Florida Bobcats in 1996.[1]

Anaheim Piranhas

Guidry was traded to the Anaheim Piranhas in March 1997.[4] He was released by the Piranhas in April 1997.[5]

Portland Forest Dragons

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.[1] 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.[6] Guidry was named the AFL's Most Inspirational Player of the Year in 1999.[7]


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