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{{Infobox NFL biography
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|birth_date={{birth date and age|1940|11|14}}
 
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|birth_place= [[Plainview, Texas]]
 
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|College=[[University of Texas|Texas]]
 
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|Position=[[Tight End]]
 
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| currentteam =
|DraftedYear=1963
 
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| number = 35, 85, 86
|DraftedRound=3
 
 
| position = [[Tight End]]
|DraftedPick=31
 
 
| birth_date = {{birth date|1940|11|14}}
|AFLDraftedYear=1963
 
 
| birth_place = [[Plainview, Texas]]<ref name="pfr"/>
|AFLDraftedRound=2
 
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| death_date = {{death date and age|1997|09|23|1940|11|14}}
|AFLDraftedPick=11<br>(By the [[History of the Denver Broncos|Denver Broncos]])
 
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| death_place = [[Brazoria County, Texas]]<ref name="pfr"/>
|Stats=y
 
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| height_ft = 6
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| height_in = 3
|PFR=PoagRa00
 
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| weight_lbs = 215
|ProBowls=
 
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| high_school = [[Lamar High School (Houston)|Houston (TX) Lamar]]
|years=1963<BR>1964-1966<BR>1967-1970<BR>1971
 
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| college = [[Texas Longhorns football|Texas]]
|teams=[[Minnesota Vikings]]<BR>[[Philadelphia Eagles]]<BR>[[New Orleans Saints]]<BR>[[Atlanta Falcons]]
 
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| draftyear = 1963
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| draftround = 3
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| draftpick = 31
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| afldraftyear = 1963
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| afldraftround = 2
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| afldraftpick = 11
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| pastteams =
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* [[Minnesota Vikings]] (1963)
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* [[Philadelphia Eagles]] (1964–1966)
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* [[New Orleans Saints]] (1967–1970)
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* [[Atlanta Falcons]] (1971)
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| nflnew = raypoage/2523329
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| pfr = PoagRa00
 
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'''Ray Poage''' (born November 14, 1940 in [[Plainview, Texas]]) was an [[American football]] [[tight end]] in the [[National Football League]]. He was drafted out of the [[University of Texas]] by the Vikings in the [[1963 NFL Draft]].
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'''Raymond Coy Poage Jr.''' (November 14, 1940 September 23, 1997<ref name="pfr">{{cite web|url=https://www.pro-football-reference.com/players/P/PoagRa00.htm|title=Ray Poage stats|publisher=Pro Football Reference|accessdate=November 14, 2016}}</ref>) was an [[American football]] [[tight end]] in the [[National Football League]].
   
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He was drafted out of the [[University of Texas]] by the Vikings in the [[1963 NFL Draft]].
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Poage played portions of eight seasons in the NFL, peaking in 1964 and 1965 with over 1,000 yards off 68 receptions for the [[Philadelphia Eagles]].
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==References==
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==External links==
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* {{Find a Grave}}
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| NAME = Poage, Ray
 
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| DATE OF BIRTH = November 14, 1940
 
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Latest revision as of 05:55, 31 August 2019

Ray Poage
No. 35, 85, 86
Position:Tight End
Personal information
Born:(1940-11-14)November 14, 1940
Plainview, Texas[1]
Died:September 23, 1997(1997-09-23) (aged 56)
Brazoria County, Texas[1]
Height:6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight:215 lb (98 kg)
Career information
High school:Houston (TX) Lamar
College:Texas
NFL Draft:1963 / Round: 3 / Pick: 31
AFL draft:1963 / Round: 2 / Pick: 11
Career history
* Minnesota Vikings (1963)
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at NFL.com
Player stats at PFR

Raymond Coy Poage Jr. (November 14, 1940 – September 23, 1997[1]) was an American football tight end in the National Football League.

He was drafted out of the University of Texas by the Vikings in the 1963 NFL Draft.

Poage played portions of eight seasons in the NFL, peaking in 1964 and 1965 with over 1,000 yards off 68 receptions for the Philadelphia Eagles.

References[edit | edit source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Ray Poage stats". Pro Football Reference. https://www.pro-football-reference.com/players/P/PoagRa00.htm. Retrieved November 14, 2016.

External links[edit | edit source]

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