|Born:||July 26, 1951|
Long Beach, California
|Height:||6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)|
|Weight:||193 lb (88 kg)|
|NFL Draft:||1973 / Round: 8 / Pick: 205|
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Rae played for the Oakland Raiders, Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Washington Redskins between 1976 and 1981. He played previously for the Toronto Argonauts of the Canadian Football League. Rae also shared quarterback duties with former UCLA quarterback Tom Ramsey during the inaugural season of the L.A. Express of the United States Football League (USFL) in 1983.
The 1971 USC Trojans football team represented the University of Southern California (USC) in the 1971 college football season. In their 12th year under head coach John McKay, the Trojans compiled a 6–4–1 record (3–2–1 against conference opponents), finished in second place in the Pacific-8 Conference (Pac-8), and outscored their opponents by a combined total of 229 to 164. The team was ranked #20 in the final AP Poll.
Jim Jones led the team in passing, completing 89 of 161 passes for 995 yards with seven touchdowns and ten interceptions. Lou Harris led the team in rushing with 167 carries for 801 yards and four touchdowns. Edesel Garrison led the team in receiving with 25 catches for 475 yards and five touchdowns.1973 Rose Bowl
The 1973 Rose Bowl was a college football bowl game played on January 1 in Pasadena, California. It was the 59th Rose Bowl Game, and matched the USC Trojans of the Pacific-8 Conference with the Ohio State Buckeyes of the Big Ten Conference.
USC running back Sam Cunningham scored four touchdowns in the second half and was named the player of the game, as the Trojans won 42–17. The Trojans were voted unanimously the number one team in both major polls, the first time in college football history. The attendance of 106,869 set the stadium record, as well as the NCAA bowl game record.1978 Tampa Bay Buccaneers season
The 1978 Tampa Bay Buccaneers season was the franchise's 3rd season in the National Football League the 3rd playing their home games at Tampa Stadium and the 3rd under head coach John McKay. As their two 1977 victories had been in the last two games of the season, they entered the 1978 season with the longest active winning streak in the NFC Central.
The Buccaneers entered the season with new offensive talent, having selected Doug Williams with the 17th overall pick of the draft. This choice was questioned by many, as there was still an element of society who claimed that a black quarterback was not mentally capable of winning in the NFL, and prejudice is believed to have been a factor in Williams having been drafted as low as seventeenth. According to Buccaneer coach John McKay, "All things being equal, Williams would have gone higher in the draft". Second-year tight end Jimmie Giles, part of the trade that landed Williams, emerged as the Buccaneers’ first receiving threat and to this day holds several of their scoring records.1979 Tampa Bay Buccaneers season
The 1979 Tampa Bay Buccaneers season was the franchise's 4th season in the National Football League the 4th playing their home games at Tampa Stadium and the 4th under head coach John McKay. After having won just seven games in the previous three seasons combined, the 1979 Buccaneers won ten games making this their first winning season. They finished as NFC Central division champions, and won the first playoff game in franchise history.
The Buccaneers added offensive threats to complement their solid defense; a healthy Doug Williams played his first full season and Ricky Bell became the team's first 1,000-yard back, rushing for a career-high 1,263 yards.The 1979 team not only posted their first winning record, but earned a playoff spot by winning the NFC Central division title. The playoff spot was secured in the final week in a rain-sodden game against the Kansas City Chiefs, with the only score being a 19-yard field goal by Neil O'Donoghue. They then recorded their first-ever playoff win by defeating the Philadelphia Eagles behind Bell's 142 yards rushing. Tampa Bay hosted the 1979 NFC Championship Game the following week, but lost 9–0 to the Los Angeles Rams.Bruce Gradkowski
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