Ray Lucas is a former NFL quarterback 1996 to 2002 as a member of the New England Patriots, New York Jets, Miami Dolphins and Baltimore Ravens. Known for his athleticism and versatility, Lucas not only played QB but also WR and special teams. Lucas led the Jets to a 6-3 record as a starter after replacing Vinny Testaverde in 1997.
Lucas originally signed with the Patriots as a free agent in 1996 after going undrafted out of Rutgers University, where he played for three seasons from 1992-95. After leaving the Jets in 2000, Lucas played in 17 games over two seasons for the Dolphins before finishing up his career with the Ravens.
A New Jersey native, Ray is currently a studio analyst on the SNY, appearing on a number of their exclusive Jets shows, including Jets Postgame Live!, Jets Extra Point, Jets Nation and SNY’s Jets Draft Show. In 2014, Lucas co-wrote the book Under Pressure: How Playing Football Almost Cost Me Everything and Why’d I’d Do It All Again.
Also a broadcaster for Rutgers Football, Lucas resides in Harrison, New Jersey, with his wife and three children.
- Ray Lucas sits down with Ken Warkentin on the Meadowlands Racetrack’s set and speaks about horse racing and sports in this video.