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Reggie Gray
No. 3 – Washington Valor
Position:Wide receiver
Personal information
Born: (1984-04-29) April 29, 1984 (age 35)
Chicago, Illinois
Height:5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Weight:170 lb (77 kg)
Career information
High school:Morgan Park (IL)
College:Western Illinois
Undrafted:2006
Career history
* Bloomington Extreme (2006–2007)
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status:Active
Career highlights and awards
* 2× ArenaBowl champion (XXVIII, XXXI)
Career Arena statistics
Receptions:854
Yards:10,621
TDs:260
Kick return yards:5,682
Kick return TDs:15
Player stats at ArenaFan.com

Reggie Gray (born April 29, 1984) is an American football wide receiver and kickoff returner for the Washington Valor of the Arena Football League (AFL).

High schoolEdit

Gray attended Morgan Park High School in Chicago, Illinois, where he was a team captain and led his team to the 2001 City Championship,[1] in which they defeated Dunbar in a shootout. He scored the game-winning touchdown on a 45-yard bomb with 41 seconds left in the game. He was an All-State WR,DB, and KR. He amassed over 2000 all purpose yards, with 25 touchdowns. Had 10 returned kicks for TDs, and intercepted 10 passes.

College careerEdit

In college, Reggie played receiver for the Western Illinois Leathernecks, wearing jersey #85.

Professional careerEdit

Bloomington ExtremeEdit

Reggie played two seasons for the Bloomington Extreme before signing a contract on February 8, 2008 with the Chicago Rush of the Arena Football League. The Extreme were associated with the league known as United Indoor Football until the autumn of 2008 when that league joined with the Intense Football League to form the newest incarnation of the Indoor Football League.

Chicago RushEdit

Reggie was a member of the Chicago Rush during the 2008 offseason, failing to make the Rush roster.

Chicago SlaughterEdit

With the Chicago Rush shut down by the AFL's decision to suspend its season, Gray joined several of his Rush team members in a move to the Chicago Slaughter of the rival Continental Indoor Football League. During that season, he led the league in all-purpose yards with 1,318. The Slaughter went undefeated, winning the 2009 CIFL Championship Game 58–48 over the Fort Wayne Freedom. Gray had a 46-yard kickoff return for a touchdown.[2]

Gray returned to the Slaughter in 2010 after being cut by the Tampa Bay Storm. The Slaughter moved to the larger Indoor Football League in 2010.

Chicago RushEdit

Gray signed with the Chicago Rush for the 2011 Arena Football League season. He was reunited with college teammate Russ Michna and in his first year on the regular roster, Gray caught 130 passes for 1,969 yards and 49 receiving touchdowns. With 4 more kickoff returns for touchdowns, Gray finished the year with 53 total touchdowns. The receptions and receiving yards broke Bobby Sippio's Rush franchise records.[1] Gray was voted on Second Team All-Arena and made the All-Ironman Team as a WR/KR. Following the 2013 season. Gray was named a second team All-Arena selection for the 3rd time in his career.[3]

San Jose SaberCatsEdit

On September 11, 2013, Gray was assigned to the San Jose SaberCats. He was named the ArenaBowl MVP when San Jose won the ArenaBowl in 2015.[4]

Jacksonville SharksEdit

On May 31, 2016, Gray was assigned to the Jacksonville Sharks.

Qingdao ClipperEdit

Gray was selected by the Qingdao Clipper of the China Arena Football League (CAFL) in the ninth round of the 2016 CAFL Draft.[5] He earned All-Pro North Division All-Star honors after catching 42 passes for 691 yards and 13 touchdowns.[6][7] He is listed on the Clipper's roster for the 2018 season.[8]

Baltimore BrigadeEdit

Gray was assigned to the Baltimore Brigade in January 2017.

Washington ValorEdit

On March 30, 2018, he was assigned to the Washington Valor.[9] On April 24, 2019, Gray was assigned to the Valor once again.

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 Seth Gruen (May 6, 2012). "Reggie Gray sets Rush touchdown record in win over Barnstormers". www.suntimes.com. Sun Times Media, LLC.. http://www.suntimes.com/sports/football/rush/12363016-419/reggie-gray-sets-rush-touchdown-record-in-win-over-barnstormers.html. Retrieved July 17, 2013.
  2. "Slaughter win CIFL championship". www.espn.com. ESPN Internet Ventures.. June 28, 2009. http://sports.espn.go.com/chicago/news/story?id=4292390. Retrieved July 17, 2013.
  3. Jim Meehan (August 8, 2013). "Meyer, Tennell make All-AFL first-team offense". www.spokesman.com. The Spokesman-Review. http://www.spokesman.com/blogs/sportslink/2013/aug/08/meyer-tennell-make-all-afl-first-team-offense/. Retrieved August 9, 2013.
  4. "SaberCats Add 2013 JLS Playmaker of the Year and All-Arena WR Reggie Gray". www.oursportscentral.com. OurSports Central. September 11, 2013. http://www.oursportscentral.com/services/releases/?id=4681905. Retrieved September 12, 2013.
  5. "CAFL DRAFT RESULTS – SEE IT AGAIN – FULL RESULTS HERE". caflfootball.com. June 11, 2016. http://caflfootball.com/cafl-draft-results-are-in/. Retrieved October 18, 2016.
  6. Moninghoff, Mick (November 6, 2016). "Series Final: One for the Record Books". caflfootball.com. http://caflfootball.com/series-final-one-for-the-record-books/. Retrieved July 22, 2017.
  7. "The CAFL has announced their 2016 All-Pro North division All-Stars". caflfootball.com. November 4, 2016. Archived from the original on November 7, 2016. https://web.archive.org/web/20161107023207/http://caflfootball.com/the-cafl-has-released-their-2016-all-pro-north-division-all-stars/. Retrieved November 6, 2016.
  8. "Qingdao Clippers 2017 Roaster". caflfootball.com. August 14, 2017. Archived from the original on September 29, 2017. https://www.webcitation.org/6tqVhSHtL?url=https://archive.is/20170929190714/http://caflfootball.com/qingdao-clippers-2017-roaster/. Retrieved September 29, 2017.
  9. "Team Transactions". arenafan.com. Archived from the original on March 31, 2018. https://web.archive.org/web/20180331005055/http://www.arenafan.com/teams/Washington_Valor-227/transactions/. Retrieved March 30, 2018.

External linksEdit

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