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Oct 2, 2012

Ray Perkins, former NFL player and coach, and currently  the head football coach for Jones County Junior College in Ellisville, Mississippi visits with Host John Anderson to discuss passing concepts - specifically choice routes.

Perkins played as a wide receiver for the University of Alabama and Baltimore Colts. He later worked as a football coach for 28 years, including stints as the head coach for the New York Giants, the University of Alabama, Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Arkansas State University.

He coached in the NFL as an assistant for the New England Patriots (1974–1977) and San Diego Chargers (1978) before becominghead coach of the New York Giants from 1979–1982, helping to build the team that his successor, Bill Parcells, won two Super Bowlsin 1986 and 1990. Perkins hired future NFL head coaches Parcells, Bill Belichick and Romeo Crennel as young assistants.

Perkins became head coach at his alma mater, the University of Alabama, for four years from 1983–1986, compiling a record of 32–15–1 and winning three bowl games