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Louis Guy (American football)

Louis Guy
No. 23, 22
Position:Defensive back
Personal information
Born: (1941-05-26) May 26, 1941 (age 82)
McComb, Mississippi, U.S.
Height:6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight:190 lb (86 kg)
Career information
High school:McComb
College:Ole Miss
NFL draft:1963 / Round: 3 / Pick: 40
AFL draft:1963 / Round: 7 / Pick: 51
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Games played:11
Player stats at · PFR

Louis Burton Guy Jr. (born May 26, 1941) is a former American football defensive back who played in the American Football League (AFL) and the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Ole Miss.

College career

Guy played wingback and defensive back at Ole Miss for four seasons. He was a member of the 1960 team that was named national champions by the Football Writers Association of America. Guy co-captained the team in 1962 when the Rebels went 10-0.[1] That season he set school records for most touchdown receptions in a game with three against Houston and for the longest interception return against Tennessee after picking off a pass in the end zone and returning it 100 yards for a touchdown.[2] Guy finished the season as the team's leading receiver with 24 receptions for 295 yards and five touchdown catches and also led the team with eight total touchdowns and was named third-team All-Southeastern Conference.[3]

Professional career

Guy was selected by the Philadelphia Eagles in the third round of the 1963 NFL Draft and by the New York Jets in the 7th round of the 1963 AFL Draft. Guy's draft rights were traded to the New York Giants in exchange for Paul Dudley.[4] He started his rookie season on injured reserve after separating his shoulder in a preseason game and later appeared in five games for the Giants.[5][6] Guy was cut during training camp the following season.[7] After his release, Guy was signed by the Oakland Raiders of the American Football League and played in six games during the 1964 season.[8]


After retiring from football Guy enrolled at the University of Tennessee College of Dentistry and graduated with a D.D.S. and an M.S. in orthodontics.[1]


  1. ^ a b "Former Ole Miss Players And Broadcasters Honored by National Football Foundation". October 5, 2000. Retrieved June 2, 2020.
  2. ^ Thompson, Wright (February 10, 2009). "OTL: Ghosts of Mississippi". ESPN. Retrieved June 2, 2020.
  3. ^ "2019 Ole Miss Football Guide". Retrieved June 2, 2020.
  4. ^ "Eagles Get Dudley of Giants". The New York Times. United Press International. January 12, 1963. p. 35. Retrieved June 2, 2020.
  5. ^ Wallace, William N. (August 24, 1963). "Anderson, Guy on Injured List As Giants Release 4 Players". The New York Times. Retrieved June 2, 2020.
  6. ^ "Louis Guy Stats". Retrieved June 2, 2020.
  7. ^ Daley, Robert (August 26, 1964). "STEELERS OBTAIN KING FOR 65 PICK McElhenny, Griffins, Guy, Fleming, Pashe, Lasky and Costello Dropped". The New York Times. Retrieved June 2, 2020.
  8. ^ Knaak, Jerry (February 24, 2015). "100 Days of 100 Jersey Numbers - 22". Retrieved June 2, 2020.
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