Ray Wietecha

Ray Wietecha
No. 55

Wietecha on a 1954 Bowman football card
Date of birth (1928-11-02)November 2, 1928
Place of birth East Chicago, Indiana
Date of death December 14, 2002(2002-12-14) (aged 74)
Place of death Phoenix, Arizona
Career information
Position(s) Center
College Northwestern
Michigan State
NFL draft 1950 / Round: 12 / Pick: 150
Career history
As player
1953–1962 New York Giants
Career highlights and awards
Pro Bowls 4
Career stats

Raymond Walter Wietecha (November 2, 1928 December 14, 2002) was an American football center in the National Football League for the New York Giants. He played college football at Northwestern University and Michigan State University.

Following his retirement, Wietecha entered coaching and was the offensive coordinator under Vince Lombardi in Green Bay when the Packers won Super Bowl I and Super Bowl II.

In 2012, the Professional Football Researchers Association named Wietecha to the PRFA Hall of Very Good Class of 2012 [1]


Wietecha was an assistant coach in the USFL for the Chicago Blitz and the Arizona Wranglers.[2]


  1. "Hall of Very Good Class of 2012". Retrieved November 21, 2016.
  2. Wietecha named as Packer scout,Milwaukee Sentinel, accessed March 18, 2012

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