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  James Ray

James Ray

Player Profile

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Akron, Ohio

High School:
Firestone

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 186

Position:
S

2013: Saw action in four games, seeing most of his action on special teams... Made his season debut against Austin Peay (Sept. 21)... Recorded one stop in the Bobcats' match up with Miami (Oct. 26)... Posted a season-best two solo tackles (three total) against Massachusetts (Nov. 2).

2012: Appeared in six games... Saw action in the Bobcats' season-opener at Penn State and totaled one solo tackle (Sept. 1)... Notched a pair of tackles versus Norfolk State (Sept. 22)... Saw action at home against Buffalo (Oct. 6)... Made his final appearance of the year against Bowling Green (Nov. 7).

2011: Redshirted.

Prior to Ohio: Served as the team captain final three seasons at Akron Firestone High School... Finished his career with a school record 373 tackles... Three-time All-City selection, earning First Team honors during his junior year... Received All-District Honorable Mention following his senior year... Earned varsity letters in basketball, track and bowling... Was also successful in the classroom, earning Academic All-City honors during his sophomore and junior season... Played for head coach Tim Flossie.

Personal: Son of Georgia and James Ray... Has one older sister - Janotta, who attends Kent State University... Enjoys playing video games, hanging out with friends and meeting new people... Lists Kobe Bryant as his favorite athlete and the Dallas Cowboys as his favorite professional team... Served as Senior Class President in high school.