Ten fun facts about Ray Lewis


Fact 1
He won the NFL Defensive Player of the Year in 2000 and 2003, becoming the sixth player to win the award multiple times.

Fact 2
Drafted by the Ravens in 1996, Lewis was the last player remaining from the inaugural team at the start of the 2012–13 season.

Fact 3
Playing middle linebacker his entire career, Lewis is considered one of the greatest ever to play the position


Fact 4
He is the older brother of former University of Maryland running back Keon Lattimore.

Fact 5
Lewis was an All-American linebacker and wrestling star at Kathleen High School in Lakeland.

Fact 6
In 2000, Lewis led a defense which many call the greatest in NFL history for a single season.

Fact 7
Throughout his career, Lewis built a reputation as a leader and intimidating force at middle linebacker.

Fact 8
Lewis has been referenced in television shows such as The Wire, films such as The Rundown, and in music videos, such as in Mario’s “Just a Friend 2002” and Nelly’s “Heart of a Champion”.

Fact 9
He was the featured athlete on the cover of Madden NFL 2005.

Fact 10
He was documented in NFL Network’s documentary series A Football Life.


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Short about Ray Lewis
is a retired American football linebacker who spent his entire 17-year career playing for the Baltimore Ravens of in the National Football League (NFL).

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