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Rayford Jerald 'Ray' Coates

 

Ray Coates

Louisiana High School Hall of Fame 2000

Sugar Bowl Hall of Fame 1997

Date of Birth: May 8, 1924, in New Orleans, Louisiana

Date of Death: July 3, 2013, in New Orleans, Louisiana (89 years old)

Source:

The Times-Picayune - Published 07/03/13

Did you know?

Ray Coates graduated from Jesuit High School.  While at Jesuit he was a four

sport letterman. He was the tailback on the 1941 and 1943 State Championship

Blue Jay football teams, was captain of the 1943 team, and the MVP of the

1943 All-State football team.

 

Teams: (Player)

1948 New York Giants (NFL)

1949 New York Giants (NFL)

Teams: (Coach)

1953 Catholic (LA) High School - Head Coach

1954 Catholic (LA) High School - Head Coach

1955 Catholic (LA) High School - Head Coach

1956 Catholic (LA) High School - Head Coach

1957 Catholic (LA) High School - Head Coach

1958 Catholic (LA) High School - Head Coach

1959 Jesuit (LA) High School - Assistant Coach

1960 Jesuit (LA) High School - Assistant Coach

1961 Jesuit (LA) High School - Assistant Coach

1962 Jesuit (LA) High School - Assistant Coach

1963 Jesuit (LA) High School - Assistant Coach

1964 Jesuit (LA) High School - Assistant Coach

1965 Jesuit (LA) High School - Assistant Coach

1966 Jesuit (LA) High School - Head Coach

1967 Jesuit (LA) High School - Head Coach

1968 Jesuit (LA) High School - Head Coach

1969 Jesuit (LA) High School - Head Coach

1970 Jesuit (LA) High School - Head Coach

College:

Louisiana State University (LSU)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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