American football playerDied when: 72 years 316 days (874 months)
Star Sign: Capricorn
William Ray Guy (December 22, 1949 – November 3, 2022) was an American professional football player who was a punter for the Oakland / Los Angeles Raiders of the National Football League (NFL).
Guy was a first-team All-American selection in 1972 as a senior for the Southern Miss Golden Eagles, and was the first pure punter ever to be drafted in the first round of the NFL Draft, when the Oakland Raiders selected him with the 23rd overall pick in 1973.
He won three Super Bowls with the Raiders.Guy was elected to both the College Football Hall of Fame and the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2014.
An eight-time All-Pro, Guy is widely considered to be the greatest punter of all time.With his induction to the Hall of Fame on August 2, 2014, he became the first pure punter to be so honored.