INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - The Indianapolis Colts have hired Jimmy Raye as
their new vice president of football operations. He replaces Tom
Telesco, who was named San Diego's general manager late last week.
spent the last five seasons as the Chargers' director of player
personnel where he was in charge of the team's pro and college scouting
departments and assisted with player personnel matters. Colts GM Ryan
Grigson calls Raye a "top-notch" evaluator and says he's eager to work
with Raye heading into the offseason.
Raye was a scout for the
Chargers from 1996-99, then became the Chargers' director of college
scouting until 2007 and was promoted again in 2008. He started his NFL
career as Kansas City's quality control coach in 1995.
His father, Jimmy, is on Tampa Bay's coaching staff.