“The life that I had at an HBCU, I wouldn’t trade it for the world.” – Ray Webber
On episode two of “The HBCU Podcast,” we had Mr. Raymond Webber. He’s a graduate of University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff and a fitness professional. Ray is the owner of a thriving athlete development center, which is responsible for training and developing the best athletes.
During this episode, we talked about his HBCU football career, his NFL career experience, “hot topic” Colin Kaepernick as well as his favorite memories while at UAPB.
GET TO KNOW RAY WEBBER
Raymond Webber is a native of Saint Louis, Missouri. He attended Cleveland NJROTC High School located in South Saint Louis, Missouri. Webber transferred to Clyde C. Miller Career Academy his sophomore year. Due to the transfer, Webber was not allowed to play any sports his first year at Clyde C. Miller Career Academy. Webber excelled at three sports while attending Miller Career Academy, basketball, football, and track.
Webber is a 2011 graduate of University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff where he majored in business marketing. He was a four-year letterman in football. He was UAPB’s record holder for receptions in a game, and currently is in yards in a game, receptions in a single season and yards in a single season. Receptions in a career and Yards in a Career. Webber ended his senior season becoming the second player in Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) history to ever record 100 receptions in a single season (101) the only other was Jerry Rice (103).
While at Pine Bluff, he became a member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. After graduation, he was signed by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers as an undrafted free agent in 2011. He has also played for the New York Jets, the Seattle Seahawks, the Greenbay Packers and the Miami Dolphins. He later played with the Calgary Stampeders of the Canadian Football League, during their 2013 training camp.
Webber currently resides in Augusta, Georgia where he owns and operates a successful athlete development center, “More Than A Game” (MTAG). At MTAG, he helps build young men and women’s confidence and teach them first hand how to be resilient. His mission is to teach athletes the fundamentals of athletics, sportsmanship, proper nutrition, and the importance of goal setting.
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