Ray Agnew

For his son, see Ray Agnew III.
Ray Agnew
No. 92, 93, 99
Position: Defensive tackle
Personal information
Date of birth: (1967-12-09) December 9, 1967
Place of birth: Winston-Salem, North Carolina
Career information
High school: Winston-Salem (NC) Carver
College: North Carolina State
NFL Draft: 1990 / Round: 1 / Pick: 10
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Tackles: 448
Sacks: 22.5
Interceptions: 2
Player stats at NFL.com

Ray Mitchell Agnew, Jr. (born December 9, 1967) is a former American football defensive tackle who played eleven seasons in the National Football League. Ray's son, Ray Agnew III plays fullback in the National Football League for the Dallas Cowboys and attended Southern Illinois University.

Early life

Agnew was born in Winston-Salem, North Carolina where he attended Carver High School. During his senior year, he was voted the defensive most valuable player after recording 70 tackles and 10 sacks in only seven games. Agnew then played college football and majored in history at North Carolina State University.[1]

Professional career

He was drafted by the New England Patriots with the 10th pick of the 1st round of the 1990 NFL Draft. Agnew played for the Patriots for five years before going to the New York Giants. After spending three years with the Giants he went to the St. Louis Rams where he played for three years.[2] He is currently a scout for the Rams.[3]


  1. "Ray Agnew". archive.patriots.com. Retrieved October 22, 2014.
  2. "Ray Agnew". pro-football-reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved October 22, 2014.
  3. "2014 St. Louis Rams Media Guide". rams.1stroundmediagroup.com. Retrieved October 22, 2014.

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