Melvin Ray Bio

Wide Receiver

Ht: 6-foot-2 
Wt: 191 lbs 
Forty: 4.55 secs
Class: 2008 (High School:Tallahassee (FL) North Florida Christian)

Ray and his father both have been life long Florida State fans but when the time came for Melvin to decide where to play he chose Alabama, despite having to be taken to the hospital for dehydrating at BAMA's summer camp. Ray says he just felt more comfortable at ALABAMA than anywhere else. Ray is ranked the 18th best wide reciever in the nation and has developed a friendship with another BAMA prospect, Julio Jones. The No. 18 wide receiver prospect in the nation and the No. 18 overall player in Florida according to … ranked No. 23 among wide receivers nationally by … The Mobile Press-Register Super Southeast 120 list member … The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Super South 100 selection … has been playing football for three seasons… the No. 39 wide receiver in the nation and the No. 24 prospect in Florida according to SuperPrep Magazine … Class 1A First Team All-State selection by the Florida Sports Writers Association as a senior … the No. 89 ranked overall player in the nation according to Tom Lemming of CSTV … No. 88 player on the Southeast 150 list … played for Chiles High School before transferring to North Florida Christian before his senior season … made 53 catches for 1,058 yards and 16 touchdowns as a senior while leading team to a 12-2 record and Florida Class 1A state runner-up honors … earned First Team All-Big Bend honors as a senior … caught 36 passes for 518 yards and five touchdowns while returning a kickoff and two punts for touchdowns on special teams as a junior … also played basketball and ran track … played for head coach Casey Weldon.

Receiving Receptions Yards Average TD Y/G
Season Totals: 53 1058