Raymond Calais
22-Year-Old Running BackRB
2020 Fantasy Outlook
Calais comes to the Buccaneers via Louisiana-Lafayette, where he averaged 9.3 and 7.6 yards per carry, respectively, over his last two college seasons. As if those figures weren't sufficient corroboration of his abilities in space, he added 2,493 kickoff return yards and two touchdowns over his four college campaigns, the fourth-highest tally in all of college football during that stretch. Coach Bruce Arians has already talked up the rookie as a potentially explosive weapon capable of filling multiple roles from the onset of his career, so Calais could get a relatively long look in training camp and the preseason. Nevertheless, as a seventh-round pick, Calais will certainly have to earn his roster spot, and he'll have plenty of competition in the form of incumbents Dare Ogunbowale and T.J. Logan (thumb), two other backs with kick-return skills. Read Past Outlooks
$Signed a four-year contract with the Buccaneers in July of 2020.
Activated off COVID list
RBTampa Bay Buccaneers
August 6, 2020
Calais has been activated off the reserve/COVID-19 list, Greg Auman of The Athletic reports.
Calais was placed on the COVID list back on July 31but was back at the team's facility Thursday. The 2020 seventh-round selection has an uphill battle for reps in training camp, as he will compete with the likes of Ronald Jones, LeSean McCoy, and Dare Ogunbowale, among others.
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Measurables Review View College Player Page
How do Raymond Calais' measurables compare to other running backs?
This section compares his draft workout metrics with players at the same position. The bar represents the player's percentile rank. For example, if the bar is halfway across, then the player falls into the 50th percentile for that metric and it would be considered average.
5' 8"
188 lbs
40-Yard Dash
4.42 sec
Vertical Jump
37.5 in
Broad Jump
120 in
Bench Press
20 reps
Hand Length
9.25 in
Arm Length
30.00 in
Recent RotoWire Articles Featuring Raymond Calais
Training Camp Notes: August 6
Some fuss was made over the news that Henry Ruggs would 'start' in the slot for the Raiders, but it's likely just the first lesson in what will turn to a broader curriculum for the rookie.
Training Camp Notes: August 5
2 days ago
Tampa Bay coach Bruce Arians seemingly offered a vote of confidence for running back Ronald Jones on Wednesday, making the third-year runner the team's backfield favorite.
Job Battles: August 3 Update
4 days ago
The Chiefs backfield is the headliner job battle to monitor after Damien Williams opted out, but Devin Funchess' opt out in Green Bay could prove important, as well.
Training Camp Notes: July 31
7 days ago
Will Fuller is reportedly fully healthy heading into Houston's training camp, placing the former Notre Dame star in position to potentially emerge as the new Texans WR1.
Training Camp Notes: July 30
8 days ago
After helping spoil the 2019 season for those investing in the Chiefs backfield, LeSean McCoy signed with Tampa Bay to potentially do the same to Ronald Jones and Ke'Shawn Vaughn buyers in 2020.
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Lands on COVID list
RBTampa Bay Buccaneers
July 31, 2020
The Buccaneers placed Calais (illness) on the reserve/COVID-19 list Friday, Rick Stroud of the Tampa Bay Times reports.
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Could have multiple roles
RBTampa Bay Buccaneers
April 26, 2020
Calais, whom the Buccaneers selected in the seventh round of the 2020 draft, could slot into both change-of-pace and returner roles during his rookie season, Jenna Laine of ESPN.com reports. "[He's] a joystick," coach Bruce Arians said of Calais. "He's one of those guys who runs a 4.33. He's a running back/receiver/kick returner that's just one of those guys I love to play with. I think both (along with third-round pick Ke'Shawn Vaughn) of those guys are gonna find a role in our ballclub."
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Gets a shot with Bucs
RBTampa Bay Buccaneers
April 25, 2020
The Buccaneers selected Calais in the seventh round of the 2020 NFL Draft, 245th overall.
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