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Raymond Hudson
Player Profile:
Raymond Hudson 1552439
Position: Tight End
Height: 6'3"
Weight: 235
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Pleasanton, CA
High School: Foothill HS
Experience: 1 Letter

Twitter: @rayhudson11 | @calfootball
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Career Stats
Game Logs: 2014

Hudson is expected to play a key role at inside receiver in 2015 after seeing significant playing time at the position as a redshirt freshman in 2014, playing in 10 games with two starts and contributing eight catches for 124 yards receiving. Hudson was also one of the top targets for quarterbacks in the spring.
Cal Career (2013 – Present)
► Has played in 10 games with two starts and has totals of eight receptions and 124 yards receiving, as well as two kick returns for 17 yards with all of the numbers coming as a 2014 redshirt freshman after he redshirted and did not play during his first season with the program in 2013
► Registered a career-high-tying two catches both at Arizona and vs. Oregon State as a freshman, adding a career-high 57 yards receiving and a 38-yard reception that is longest of his career against the Wildcats
► Twice returned a single kickoff as a freshman vs. Washington and at Arizona, bringing the return against the Huskies back a career-long 17 yards
► Changed his uniform to his current No. 11 starting in the spring of 2014 after wearing No. 15 for his first season with the program

Sophomore (2015)
► Listed in the No. 2 spot at the inside receiver ‘Y’ position on the preseason depth chart
► Had a game-high-tying four receptions for 35 yards receiving in the spring game
Freshman (2014)
► Played in the first 10 games and made the first two starts of his career, totaling eight receptions for 124 yards receiving to rank ninth on the team in both categories
► Third on the team with an average of 15.5 yards per reception
► Totaled 141 all-purpose yards, adding two kick returns for 17 yards
► Registered a career-high-tying two catches for a career-high 57 yards receiving including a 38-yarder that was the longest reception of his career at Arizona
► Equaled a career-high with two catches for 24 yards receiving at Oregon State
► Recorded the first catch of his career in the season-opener at Northwestern (17 yards) and also had one reception each vs. Sacramento State (8 yards) and Washington (5 yards)
► Made his first career start vs. Sacramento State 
► Registered one kick return for 17 yards against Washington and was also credited with a kick return for no gain at Arizona
► Picked up key blocks on both of Trevor Davis’ kick returns for touchdowns at Washington State
► Had at least one reception in each of the first four games of the season
► Had one reception for five yards in the spring game

Freshman (2013)
► Redshirted
► Did not play
Foothill HS (Class of 2013)
► A versatile player who saw action as a tight end, wide receiver, outside linebacker, punter and punt returner
► Posted career totals of 102 receptions for 1,331 receiving yards and 13 touchdown catches on offense, while recording 75 tackles, six interceptions, two forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries defensively
► Focused on offense as a 2012 senior when he caught 55 passes for 753 yards and eight touchdowns to earn All-West Region (PrepStar), second-team All-Metro (San Francisco Chronicle) and first-team All-East Bay Athletic League (MaxPreps) honors as his team reached the North Coast Section quarterfinals
► Played in the Cal State All-Star Game following his senior season and was also invited to the inaugural West Coast Bowl Game but did not play
► Also No. 5 in the Contra Costa Times’ Cream of the Crop rankings and winner of a team Offensive Player of the Year Award as a senior
► Selected the Tight End MVP of the 2012 Nike Football Training Camp in Eugene, Oregon, while also being named the Outside Linebacker MVP at Football University and NUC Camp Overall MVP in the summer of 2012
► A second-team All-EBAL choice and team Offensive Player of the Year as a 2011 junior when he made 47 catches for 578 yards and five touchdowns on offense and also had a big season defensively by leading the EBAL in both tackles (75) and interceptions (6), while adding two forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries, and averaging 38.0 yards per punt
► Participated in the U.S. Army All-American Combine in January of 2012
► The Ultimate 100 Camp West Sophomore Overall MVP in 2010
► Also played basketball and baseball, picking up his team’s Most Inspirational honors as a sophomore in 2010-11 in the former

Recruiting Rankings (Class of 2013)
► A three-star recruit according to 247Sports Composite, ESPN, PrepStar, Rivals and Scout, while 247Sports gave him two stars
► Ranked as high as No. 21 nationally at the tight end-H position by ESPN, while he was among the nation’s top tight ends according to PrepStar (No. 28), 247Sports Composite (No. 48), Scout (No. 59) and 247Sports (No. 82)
► ESPN listed him at No. 189 overall among players in his region
► Listed among California’s top players overall by ESPN (No. 129), 247Sports Composite (No. 136) and 247Sports (No. 193)
► Full name is Raymond William Hudson
► Born April 14, 1995
► Parents are Richard and Lynn Hudson
► Uncle, Bernie Kelly, played outfield for the Cal baseball team when the Golden Bears won the College World Series in 1957
► A big fan of former Cal and NFL tight end Tony Gonzalez
► Intended major is business administration

Hudson's Career Game Highs
Receptions: 2 (twice, last at Oregon State, 2014)
Receiving Yards: 57 (at Arizona, 2014)
Long Reception: 38 (at Arizona, 2014)
Kick Returns: 1 (twice, last at Washington State, 2014)
Kick Return Yards: 17 (at Washington State, 2014)
Long Kick Return: 17 (at Washington State, 2014)
All-Purpose Yards: 57 (at Arizona, 2014)

Last Updated
June 2, 2015

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