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William Gay
William Gay
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William Gay

CB

Date of birth
Jan 01, 1985
College
Louisville
Height
5-10
Weight
190 Lbs

Bio

William Gay is a cornerback for the Pittsburgh Steelers. He played five seasons with the Steelers before playing a season with the Arizona Cardinals and then returning to Pittsburgh. He’s also a Super Bowl Champion.

Early Life

Gay was born on January 1, 1985 in Tallahassee Florida. He attended James S. Rickards High School where he developed his football talents.

Louisville Cardinals

After a quiet pair of years at Louisville, Gay began to make an impact on the field as a backup defensive back in his junior year. By his senior year, he recorded six interceptions, 59 tackles and two sacks. He also defended 18 passes which ranked first in the Big East. Gay was projected to be a late draft pick in 2007.

Pittsburgh Steelers

The Pittsburgh Steelers drafted Gay in the fifth round of the 2007 draft hoping to add young talent to their defensive backfield. Gay was a consistent starter in the 2009 season and recorded 70 tackles. After losing his starting job to Bryant McFadden the following year, he regained the position in 2011.

Arizona Cardinals

In 2012, Gay was signed by the Arizona Cardinals, after starting in 15 games he was released.

Pittsburgh Steelers

In 2013, Gay returned to the Pittsburgh Steelers and started the majority of the games over CB Cortez Allen. He remains on the roster in 2014 and is expected to play the nickel-back position as the third CB on the depth chart.

Statistics

Stats SOLO AST TOTAL SK QB HIT TFL INT YDS LONG TD FF FRC TD SAF
2013 Regular Season 57 6 63 1.0 0 4 1 21 21 1 2 0 0 0

Game Log

Date Opponent Result SOLO AST TOTAL SK QB HIT TFL INT FF FRC TD
1-3-2015 @ Baltimore Ravens Baltimore Ravens 17-30 2 0 2 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0
12-28-2014 @ Cincinnati Bengals Cincinnati Bengals 27-17 3 0 3 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0
12-21-2014 @ Kansas City Chiefs Kansas City Chiefs 20-12 6 0 6 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0
12-14-2014 @ Atlanta Falcons Atlanta Falcons 20-27 8 0 8 0.0 0 0 1 0 0 0
12-7-2014 @ Cincinnati Bengals Cincinnati Bengals 21-42 3 0 3 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0

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