Josh Lay
No. 2     Pittsburgh Power
Personal information
Date of birth: (1982-09-08) September 8, 1982 (age 38)
Place of birth: Aliquippa, Pennsylvania
Height: 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) Weight: 197 lb (89 kg)
Career information
College: Pittsburgh
NFL Draft: 2006 / Round: 6 / Pick: 174
Debuted in 2007 for the Berlin Thunder
Career history
* New Orleans Saints ( 2006)*
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2008
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Bernard "Josh" Lay (born September 8, 1982) is an American football cornerback who is currently a member of the Pittsburgh Power of the Arena Football League. He was drafted by the New Orleans Saints in the sixth round of the 2006 NFL Draft. He played college football at Pittsburgh.

Lay has also been a member of the St. Louis Rams and California Redwoods.

Early years

Lay attended Aliquippa High School, where he was a three-year starter at cornerback. He was a prep school quarterback, wide receiver and cornerback at Valley Forge Military Academy in 2001 before attending Pittsburgh.

Professional career

New Orleans Saints

Lay was selected in the sixth round (174th pick overall) of the 2006 NFL Draft by the New Orleans Saints. On July 17, 2006, he agreed to a three-year contract with the Saints. He was waived by the team on September 1.

California Redwoods

Lay was signed by the California Redwoods of the United Football League on September 2, 2009.[1]


Lay is a cousin of NFL cornerback Ty Law. His given first name is Bernard, "Josh" is a nickname.

On April 7, 2011, Lay was arrested in his hometown of Aliquippa, and charged with drug possession with intent to deliver and possession of a controlled substance.


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