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Former Dallas Cowboys offensive tackle, Fort Valley State University graduate Rayfield Wright dies

FVSU said on Twitter that university flags will fly at half-staff in his memory.

FORT VALLEY, Ga. — Pro Football Hall of Fame offensive tackle Rayfield Wright died Thursday night.

The Fort Valley State All-American nicknamed “Big Cat” went to five Super Bowls in his 13 NFL seasons with the Dallas Cowboys.

His family confirmed he died last night, several days after a seizure.

He was 76 years old. 

Fort Valley State wrote on Twitter: 

We are saddened to learn of the passing of Rayfield Wright, a 1967 FVSC alumnus and longtime Cowboys tackle and NFL Hall of Famer. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family, friends, and supporters. University flags will fly at half-staff in his memory.

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