Wray Carlton

Inducted: 2012
  • Native of Wallace, NC
  • Scored 48 points in a high school basketball game and drew the eye of pro baseball scouts, but football was his calling
  • Broke Ace Parker’s career rushing record at Duke in 1958 to establish himself as one of the best all-around players in ACC history
  • Drafted by the NFL’s Philadelphia Eagles
  • Signed with the upstart AFL’s Buffalo Bills instead and became a star
  • In his eight seasons, he ranked among the league’s top 10 rushers five times
  • Named all-pro twice during his career
  • Led the Bills to two AFL titles