Ray Mickens

Coach - Lead DB

Mickens and his wife, Nicole, have a daughter, Kamray, and a son, Ray Jr. ... An avid golfer, Mickens used his passion for golf to help in the community in 2002 when he participated in the Autism Golf Outing to benefit autism research ... Also supported the United Way through their 2002 Gridiron Greats Dinner ... Nicknamed "Big-Play Ray" ... Majored in accounting while at College Station ... Half bother, Fred Williams, played with the Houston Oilers in 1993 ... Attended the Jets Taste of New York event in 2003 ... Visited Shore Road School in Bellmore, NY as a part of the Jets Readers Club program ... Appeared at Esquire Magazine's NY Sports Charity Night to support the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.

Ray Mickens was originally selected by the New York Jets in the third round of the 1996 NFL Draft (62nd overall). After missing the entire 2004 season due to injury, Mickens was released by the Jets on Aug. 8, 2005 and signed with Cleveland the following week. Signed with the Jets as a free agent on May 31, 2006. He was released by New York in the final preseason roster cutdown on Sept. 2, 2006. Signed with the Patriots on December 3, 2006.