Profession: NFL Legend
Why Famous: 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).
- 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
- 2013-01-02 Ray Lewis announces he will retire at the end of the playoffs