Ernest Dye
No. 65
Position:Offensive lineman
Personal information
Born: (1971-07-15) July 15, 1971 (age 51)
Greenwood, South Carolina
Career information
High school:Greenwood (SC)
College:South Carolina
NFL Draft:1993 / Round: 1 / Pick: 18
Career history
Career NFL statistics
Games played:50
Games started:23
Fumble recoveries:1
Player stats at · PFR

Ernest Dye (born July 15, 1971 in Greenwood, South Carolina) is a former offensive guard in the NFL. He was drafted by the Phoenix Cardinals in the first round of the 1993 NFL Draft.

In August 1999, Dye along with teammates Carl Simpson and Lester Holmes, was involved in a severe car crash that cost Dye the use of his right arm, ending his career.[1][2]


  1. ^ "Car crash may cost Cardinal his arm". Archived from the original on 2016-03-03. Retrieved 2009-02-11.
  2. ^ Three Cardinals Injured in Car Accident