First-year Bobcats have helped Ohio to four straight wins
2015: Saw action in all 13 games on the season, starting 12...recorded 27 total tackles (eight solo, 19 assisted) with six of those being TFL...2.5 sacks equaling 17 yards lost for the opponent and a fumble recovery against Marshall (Sept. 12)…had three pass breakups on the season…recorded five quarterback hurries.
2014: Saw action in all 12 games on the season, starting six... Tallied 19 total tackles, with 11 assisted... Made a season high six tackles against Marshall (Sept. 13)... Recorded a 0.5 sack for 2 yards lost... Had one fumble recovery against Northern Illinois (Nov. 18)... Finished the season with two quarterback hurries.
2013: Saw action 11 games, finishing the year with 32 tackles and 5.5 tackles for loss... Made his collegiate debut at home against North Texas (Sept. 7), registering two tackles and one sack... Tallied one sack at Akron (Oct. 5)... Recorded a season-best seven tackles at Eastern Michigan (Oct. 19)... Posted five tackles and 1.0 tackle for loss at Buffalo (Nov. 5)... Closed out the regular season with six tackles and 0.5 sack against Massachusetts (Nov. 29)... Saw action in the Beef ‘O’ Brady’s Bowl (Dec. 23).
Prior to Ohio: Named First Team Super All-State... Helped team finish State Runner-up in the Nebraska State Playoffs as well as finishing ranked No. 2 in the state... Finished with 76 career tackles and five sacks ... Earned All-State honors in baseball ... Three-year letter winner in baseball and football.
Personal: Son of Gary and Lori Sayles ... Born on Sept. 4, 1995 ... Has one older sister, Stephanie ... Plans to major in Criminal Justice.