AT STANFORD: Fifth-year senior enters the season atop the depth chart at tight end...completely recovered from a serious knee injury suffered against TCU in the sixth game of the 2007 season on punt coverage...underwent two surgeries (Oct. 18 and Dec. 6) to repair his ACL, PCLA, LCL, hamstring, lateral band, posterior capsule and popitillas...after extensive rehab, was able to work his way back into the tight end mix at midseason last year...four of his 30 career receptions have been for touchdowns.
2008 (SENIOR): Played in eight games and made five starts to culminate a courageous comeback from major left knee injury suffered the year before...caught two passes for 12 yards, both resulting in touchdowns...made his first appearance of the season against San Jose State on Sept. 20...pulled down an 11-yard pass from Tavita Pritchard at the 8:34 mark of the second quarter at Washington that gave the Cardinal a 14-7 lead...also caught a one-yard touchdown pass from Pritchard the following week in the fourth quarter at Notre Dame...did not participate in spring workouts while recovering from surgery on his left knee.
2007 (JUNIOR): Started the first six games of the season at tight end...finished the year with nine catches for 116 yards (12.9 ypc) and one touchdown...caught passes in four of his six games...pulled down a career-high four catches for a career-best 72 yards in the season opener against UCLA, including a nine-yard touchdown pass from T.C. Ostrander in the second quarter...had two catches for 19 yards in the 37-0 win over San Jose State...had one catch for 16 yards the next week against Oregon and finished with two receptions for nine yards vs. Arizona State...suffered a season-ending knee injury on punt coverage in the TCU game.
2006 (SOPHOMORE): Started the final 11 games of the season at tight end and finished his freshman campaign tied for second on the team with 19 catches for 178 yards and one touchdown...named to The Sporting News Pac-10 All-Freshman team...had at least one catch in 10 of 12 contests, including six games where he finished with two or more receptions...made his first start at San Jose State and caught his first career touchdown pass on a 19-yard scoring strike from Trent Edwards...had a season-best four catches for 24 yards vs. Navy.
2005 (FRESHMAN): Did not see game action.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Enjoyed an illustrious prep career at Bergen Catholic High School in Dradell, N.J....earned high school All-America honors by both PrepStar and SuperPrep...ranked as No. 6 tight end prospect in the nation by SuperPrep and No. 8 overall recruit in the state of New Jersey...rated the top tight end prospect in the East by SuperPrep...ranked as the No. 7 tight end recruit in the country by ESPN.com, No. 12 on Rivals.com and No. 17 on Scout.com...finished his high school career with 66 receptions for 786 yards and five touchdowns...had 28 receptions for 320 yards and one touchdown as a senior...also totaled 281 career tackles, 27 tackles-for-loss, 20 sacks and eight receptions as an outside linebacker...two-time first team All-Bergen County, All-North New Jersey and all-league selection...was a two-time second team all-state selection...earned most valuable player honors in the state championship game as a junior...member of the National Honor Society...science technology and society major.
DRAY'S CAREER HIGHS Receptions: 4, twice; last vs. UCLA, Sept. 1, 2007 Receiving Yards: 72 vs. UCLA, Sept. 1, 2007 Longest Reception: 46 vs. UCLA, Sept. 1, 2007 Receiving Touchdowns: 1, four times; last at Notre Dame, Oct. 4, 2008