William Gay

William Howard Gay
Born: May 28, 1955
San Francisco, CA USA
Position: DE-DT-TE
Height: 6'5"
Weight: 250
College: USC
High School: Herbert Hoover (San Diego, CA)
Career: 1978-1988
Drafted: 1978 in Round 2, #55 overall by the Denver Broncos

William Gay played from 1978 to 1988 during his career with the Detroit Lions and Minnesota Vikings. Gay accounted for 6 points in his professional career.

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Kick Returns:

Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1979NFL Detroit Lions100.00


Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1982NFL Detroit Lions177.00
1985NFL Detroit Lions177.00


Year Team No. Yds Avg.
1982NFL Detroit Lions5.00.0
1983NFL Detroit Lions13.50.0
1984NFL Detroit Lions10.00.0
1985NFL Detroit Lions7.50.0
1986NFL Detroit Lions6.50.0
1987NFL Detroit Lions2.00.0

Defense and Fumbles:

Year Team Tackle Brup Fum F Rec FYds FTD FF
1978NFL Detroit Lions01000
1979NFL Detroit Lions11010
1981NFL Detroit Lions01000
1982NFL Detroit Lions001000
1983NFL Detroit Lions011100
1984NFL Detroit Lions023000
1985NFL Detroit Lions006300
1986NFL Detroit Lions01000

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Year Team Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
1979NFL Detroit Lions010006

Playing Career:

Year League Team GP GS
1978NFLDetroit Lions160
1979NFLDetroit Lions152
1980NFLDetroit Lions169
1981NFLDetroit Lions1614
1982NFLDetroit Lions98
1983NFLDetroit Lions1515
1984NFLDetroit Lions1616
1985NFLDetroit Lions1616
1986NFLDetroit Lions1616
1987NFLDetroit Lions115
1988NFLMinnesota Vikings51


1983 - United Press International All-Conference (1st Team)