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Ray Lewis

NFL Legend Ray Lewis

Profession: NFL Legend

United States of America

Biography: Considered one of the greatest ever to play middle linebacker, playing his entire 17-year career with the Baltimore Ravens and winning two Super Bowls (2000 and 2013).

Born: May 15, 1975
Birthplace: Bartow, Florida, USA
Age: 47 years old

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Taurus

Historical Events

  • 2000-01-31 A fight between Ray Lewis and his companions and another group of people results in the stabbing deaths of Jacinth Baker and Richard Lollar, resulting in the indictment of Lewis 11 days on murder and aggravated-assault charges
  • 2001-01-28 Super Bowl XXXV, Raymond James Stadium, Tampa, FL: Baltimore Ravens beat New York Giants, 34-7; MVP: Ray Lewis, Baltimore, LB
  • 2002-08-01 In signing star linebacker Ray Lewis to a 5-year contract extension the Baltimore Ravens give him a $19m signing bonus, then the largest in NFL history

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