Another one of gamewornfootballjersey.com's favourite players, Terry Ray entered the NFL as a 6th round pick of the Atlanta Falcons in the 1992 draft. Ray would only spend one season in Atlanta, appearing in 10 games with 2 starts. He was picked up by the New England Patriots off waivers from Atlanta in 1993. Ray spent the next 4 seasons with the Patriots, suiting up for 63 regular season games including 24 starts. He picked off 4 passes during his time in New England, one each season.
Ray resurfaced in 1999 with the Edmonton Eskimos where he become an instant star. He was voted a CFL All-Star in 2000 and 2001. His best season would occur in 2000 when he was the West nominee for the league Outstanding Defensive Player (won by Hamilton's Joe Montford). In 2000, Ray had 113 tackles, 8 tackles for loss, and 4 interceptions. After four stellar seasons in Edmonton, Ray was released on June 14, 2003 and signed with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers the following day. Ray would spend the next two seasons in Winnipeg before calling it a career. In 91 CFL regular season games, Ray finished with 10 pass interceptions, 15 sacks, and 9 fumble recoveries. He also scored a touchdown in his first CFL season with a 92-yard return of a fumble. Ray was also a big contributor on special teams despite being a starter, notching double-digit special teams tackles five times (he had 9 in 1999, his first season in the league). After his playing days ended, Ray became a scout for the Washington Redskins.