Rayfield Wright Cause Of Death – What Happened with Rayfield Wright?

Wright will go down as one of the all-time greatest players, and specifically offensive linemen, to wear a Cowboys uniform. Along with Larry Allen, he is one of just two offensive linemen in the team’s Ring of Honor, as well as the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

Rayfield Wright Cause Of Death

Rayfield Wright, one of the greatest players in Dallas Cowboys franchise history, passed away Thursday night. Wright was 76 years old. He had been hospitalized for several days following a severe seizure.

Larry Rayfield Wright (August 23, 1945 – April 7, 2022), RIP, Griffin, GA native, a graduate of Fairmont High School where he played basketball and football. He went to Fort Valley State College and played basketball there and eventually joined the football team.

In 1967, Wright was drafted in the 7th round by the Dallas Cowboys as a tight end. Three seasons later he moved to offensive tackle, where he was a 6x Pro Bowler and helped the Cowboys to two Super Bowls.

He was widely acknowledged as one of the best offensive linemen of the decade. Rayfield Wright was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2006.

Rayfield “Big Cat” Wright, Dallas Cowboys legend, NFL Hall of Famer, and Willow Park resident, went to live with Jesus. We are heartbroken, but what a great life he lived.

He was a strong Christian and a blessing to everyone he met. He always had a huge smile and a friendly greeting for everyone. He believed the best in people and gave of himself without hesitation.

Rayfield & Di started the Rayfield Wright Celebrity Golf Tournament in 2019, benefitting Willow Park First Responders and The Community Food Bank.

At the October 2021 golf tournament, the City of Willow Park announced there would be a street named in his honor: Rayfield Wright Drive.Rest In Peace “Big Cat”, we love you.

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