“Ray” Rice is a popular American Football player. On the pitch, he plays the running back position and was drafted in the 2008 draft by the Baltimore Ravens.
Though he is currently a free agent he holds several records with the Ravens including; second all time leading rusher (6,180 yards)coming second to Jamal (7801), second in rushing attempts and third in combined touchdowns with the team. He is a great running back and has made a name for his pace and tact in this difficult position. Ray Rice is very photogenic making one of the NFL stars with many family photos online.
Ray Rice popularity started from the onset of his NFL career as is evident in the Ravens signing package; Ray Rice was offered a four year contract for just over $ 2 million in addition to a $1.1 million signing bonus. The popular sports superstar his life has not been without controversy. As a child his father was shot and killed in a drive by shooting when Rice was just one year old.
Later at the age of 10 he lost a cousin; knocked by a drunk driver. In 2014 he was charged with aggravated assault for allegedly punching his fiancée – Janay Palmer (currently his wife) in the face. The couple has many family photos online that depict their great relationship.
Nevertheless, this led the NFL to adjust its policy on players and domestic violence; Ray appealed the decision and was later reinstated. In 2015 he sued the Ravens and received a significant amount in an out of court settlement. The lawsuit was initiated to claim his lost earnings during the indefinite suspension period. Overall Ray Rice remains a popular favorite by fans both on and off the pitch as illustrated in the beaming faces in his family photos.