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William Gay

William Howard Gay

Position: DE-DT-TE
Height: 6-5    Weight: 250 lbs.

Born: May 28, 1955 in San Francisco, CA
High School: Herbert Hoover
College: USC   (school history)    (Gay college stats)
Drafted by the Denver Broncos in the 2nd round (55th overall) of the 1978 NFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 50 (1392nd overall since 1950)

83 79 78

Other SR Links: College Football at Sports-Reference.com

Defense & Fumbles

Def Interceptions Fumbles Tackles
Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS Sk Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Tkl Ast Sfty AV
1978 23 DET 83 16 0 0 0 1 0 0 3
1979 24 DET de 79 15 2 0 1 1 0 1 2
1980 25 DET LDT 79 16 9 7
1981 26 DET LDT 79 16 14 0 0 1 0 0 7
1982 27 DET LDT 79 9 8 5.0 1 7 0 7 0 0 0 1 0 0 8
1983 28 DET ldt/RDE 79 15 15 13.5 0 0 1 11 0 8
1984 29 DET RDE 79 16 16 10.0 0 0 2 30 0 6
1985 30 DET RDE 79 16 16 7.5 1 7 0 7 0 0 0 6 3 0 9
1986 31 DET RDE 79 16 16 6.5 0 0 1 0 0 8
1987 32 DET rde 79 11 5 2.0 2
1988 33 MIN de 78 5 1 1
Career 151 102 44.5 2 14 0 7 0 0 1 14 44 1 61

Kick & Punt Returns

Punt Returns Kick Returns
Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
1979 24 DET de 79 15 2 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
Career 151 102 1 0 0 0 0.0 0

Scoring Summary

Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM XPM FGM Sfty Pts Pts/G
1979 24 DET de 79 15 2 1 1 6
Career 151 102 1 1 6
NumYrs Players whose career was of similar quality and shape
3 Jamal Williams, Ty Warren, Seth Payne, Paul Miller, George Martin, Pete Kugler, Chuck Klingbeil, Bill Hudson, Kabeer Gbaja-Biamila, Joe Campbell
4 Floyd Peters, Seth Payne, Too Tall Jones, Doug Betters, Sean Jones, John Engelberger, Richard Bishop, Steve Baumgartner, Keith McCants, John Sandusky
5 Seth Payne, Too Tall Jones, Nolan Harrison, Robert Porcher, Jim Katcavage, Kim Bokamper, John Little, Walter Johnson, Reggie Camp, Elex Price
6 Walter Johnson, Burt Grossman, Elex Price, Seth Payne, Renaldo Wynn, Kim Bokamper, Chris Kelsay, Jim Houston, Ray Edwards, Jim Colvin
7 Walter Johnson, Roy Barker, Mike Hartenstine, Larry Cole, Kim Bokamper, Chris Kelsay, Daryl Gardener, Ron Kostelnik, Brent Williams, Gerard Warren
8 Ron Kostelnik, Chidi Ahanotu, Bill Quinlan, Joel Steed, George Martin, Kenard Lang, Roy Barker, Bruce Clark, Andre Carter, Mike Hartenstine
9 Chidi Ahanotu, Ron Kostelnik, Floyd Peters, Andre Carter, Kim Bokamper, John Matuszak, Joel Steed, Jim Houston, Tony Woods, Tony Casillas
10 Chuck Walker, Floyd Peters, Ron Kostelnik, Kenard Lang, Chidi Ahanotu, Kim Bokamper, Andre Carter, John Matuszak, Bryan Robinson, Anthony Pleasant
11 Ron Kostelnik, Robert Brown, Chuck Walker, Kenard Lang, James Hall, Chidi Ahanotu, Tony Casillas, Floyd Peters, Kim Bokamper, John Matuszak
Career Kenard Lang, Robert Brown, John Matuszak, Chike Okeafor, Gary Dunn, Ross Browner, Leo Sugar, Jim Flanigan, Jeff Lageman, Tony Woods

Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year Lg Value (Rank/All-Time)

All-Pro Teams