Ray Guy honored

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Coach Joe Compton (L) and Ray Guy with the Thomson HS football team October 1968. FILE PHOTO
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Ray Guy of Thomson signs to play football with Southern Mississippi April 1969. FILE PHOTO
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Ray Guy with Southern Mississippi University HAND OUT
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The nation's top kicker Univ. of Southern Mississippi's Ray Guy adjusts his shoe prior to kicking a few practice balls October 3, 1972. Guy who leads the nation with a 49.5 yards punting average, is a health and physical education major. UPI
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Southern Mississippi's ace punter Ray Guy, the nation's leading punter with a 46.2 yard average, underwent surgery after suffering a fractured left leg during Saturday's 14-14 tie with Memphis State in Jackson. UPI/SPECIAL
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Ray Guy with the Oakland Raiders SPECIAL
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Ray Guy with Oakland Raiders SPECIAL
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Ray Guy-Oakland Raiders Football FILE PHOTO
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Ray Guy File
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Ray Guy punts for the Oakland Raiders FILE/STAFF
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This sculpture, by Dr. John Savage, of Oakland Raider kicker Ray Guy will be used for trophies for the annual Ray Guy award. Michael Holahan photo FEATURES
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The Ray Guy award. Jennifer Fuller/Staff
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Former Oakland Raiders punter Ray Guy, left, signs autographs for troops who were injured in Iraq or Afghanistan and are now at Ft. Gordon's Medical Retention Processing Battalion, as Sgt. First Class Edgar Abrams, center, and First Sgt. Edward Skidmore, right, look on, Monday, Feb. 5, 2007, at Academy of Richmond County. RAINIER EHRHARDTSTAFF
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Retired NFL players, Ray Guy (right) and Tom Dempsey talk with active duty military at the Charlie Norwood VA in Augusta on Thursday, january 14, 2009. Jackie Ricciardistaff
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Ray Guy speaks Thursday January 22, 2009 after being inducted into the American Football Kicking Hall of Fame. CHRIS THELENSTAFF
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Former Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Terry Bradshaw, left, greets kicking great Ray Guy at the annual Ray Guy Awards banquet Thursday evening at the Radisson Riverfront Hotel in Augusta in 2004. Michael Holahan/File
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Former NFL punter Ray Guy speaks about the upcoming NFL Hall of Fame vote in February during a media interview on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014. Guy held a 90 minute punting and kicking session for 13 attendees at Westside High School on Thursday. The session featured Tom Hornsey, a punter at the University of Memphis and Ray Guy Award winner, and Kasey Redfern, kicker at Wofford College. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Former NFL punter Ray Guy speaks about the upcoming NFL Hall of Fame vote in February during a media interview on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014. Guy held a 90 minute punting and kicking session for 13 attendees at Westside High School on Thursday. The session featured Tom Hornsey, a punter at the University of Memphis and Ray Guy Award winner, and Kasey Redfern, kicker at Wofford College. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Former NFL punter Ray Guy gives instructions to Westminster Schools of Augusta's Michael Almond (right) and other kickers during a 90 minute punting and kicking session for 13 attendees at Westside High School on Thursday. The session featured Tom Hornsey, a punter at the University of Memphis and Ray Guy Award winner, and Kasey Redfern, kicker at Wofford College. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Former NFL punter Ray Guy talks about Tommy Davis, who was inducted into the American Football Kicking Hall of Fame with Mark Mosley, at the All-Area Football Banquet at the Legends Club in Augusta, Ga., on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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American Football Kicking Hall of Fame inductee Tommy Davis' trophy is accepted by former NFL punter Ray Guy (right) at the All-Area Football Banquet at the Legends Club in Augusta, Ga., on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Former Oakland Raider kicker Ray Guy talks to the kids attending his kicking academy at Evans High School on Wednesday, Feburary, 4, in Evans, Georgia. Jim Blaylock staff

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Browse a slideshow of photos of Thomson High graduate and punting legend Ray Guy, a candidate for the NFL's Pro Football Hall of Fame.

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