On Sunday, September 22, 2013, Ray Lewis was inducted into the Ravens Ring Of Honor at M&T Bank Stadium. The revered linebacker will likely be headed into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in five years, but he was honored at home first. Over his 17 years in the league, Lewis became one of the game’s greatest players, but he was much more. His leadership was known not by only his teammates, but by countless players around the league. His intensity made him one of the NFL’s ambassadors. His charity made him a chosen son in Baltimore.
Ray Lewis' full biography, including stats, career highlights and more.
Through his foundation, The Ray Lewis Family Foundation (RLFF), Ray Lewis has spent the last 11 years being involved in community activities, and providing donations, grants and scholarships.
See a full list of Ray Lewis’ career awards and achievements.
Ray Lewis has participated in many commercials for the NFL, as well as Madden and Sobe Water. He has also given numerous motivational speeches to young athletes.
"Ray Lewis will not only be remembered as one of the greatest to play his position, he will also be thought of as one of the greatest players in NFL history." - Ozzie Newsome
"His legacy on the field is extraordinary; 17 years and playing extraordinary football, not many people can match that – if anybody. That speaks for itself." - Roger Goodell
"He definitely inspired me, just the passion and how he's dedicated to his craft to be the best. That's definitely what makes him the best linebacker to ever play the game. He will never be forgotten." - Adrian Peterson