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Princeton Football BIO
43 Jason Ray

At Princeton — 2013: capped his career with an All-Ivy League season and helped Princeton win its 10th Ivy League title … earned second-team All-Ivy honors after starting at outside linebacker … led the Ivy League with 12 tackles for loss and ranked 12th in the league with 3.5 sacks … finished fifth on the team with 60 tackles … had a career game against Harvard, recorded 12 tackles, including 3.5 for loss, and 1.5 sacks in 51-48 triple-overtime win; his third-down tackle short of the end zone forced Harvard to kick a field goal in the third overtime and gave Princeton the chance to win … recorded seven tackles, including three for loss, in collegiate finale at Dartmouth … had nine tackles and a sack against nationally ranked Lehigh; also ran for a two-point conversion in the game … had at least five tackles in seven games … helped Princeton rank in the national Top 15 in sacks (third), turnover margin (fourth), first down defense (fourth) and third down conversion percentage (13th). 2012: moved from fullback to outside linebacker and worked his way into the starting lineup during the second half of the season … made 28 tackles, including 13 solo stops, and added 2.5 tackles for loss … had career-best seven tackles, including one for loss, in home game against Penn … had 1.5 tackles for loss and half a sack against Georgetown … made five solo tackles in road win at Yale … had at least four tackles in four games … ran in a two-point conversion on a fake extra point in road win at Lafayette. 2011: caught nine passes for 50 yards … had season-best three catches for 28 yards against Bucknell, including season-long of 22 … made first career catch against Lehigh … added two catches at Brown. 2010: earned time in the defensive line rotation as a freshman … made 10 tackles, including four solo stops … had a season-best three tackles, all unassisted, at Cornell.

At Detroit Country Day — earned all-state, all-city, all-metro and all-area honors … played strong safety, linebacker, tight end and wide receiver; recruited as a linebacker … recorded seven interceptions and four defensive touchdowns as a junior … recorded 110 tackles as a senior … led team to state final in 2007 and 2008; team won district title in 2009 … team captain in both football and track … also lettered in basketball … led basketball team to state championship and track regional title.

Personal — born Jan. 22, 1992 … son of James and Joan Ray … father is the vice president of Tyco Electronics; mother is President of Raydiance Consulting, LLC … enjoys basketball, reading and music … interested in studying economics.

DEFENSIVE STATS

Year Tackles (s/a) TFL Sks FF/FR INT Pass BrUp
2010 10 (4/6) 0 0 0/0 0 0
2011 played offense - - - - -
2012 28 (13/15) 2.5-6 .5-3 0/0 0 3
2013 60 (30/30) 12-46 3.5-16 0/2 0 3
Totals 98 (47/51) 14.5/52 4/19 0/2 0 6

OFFENSIVE STATS

Year Rec. Yds. Avg. TD Long Avg/Gm
2011 9 50 5.6 0 22 5.0
Position: Linebacker
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 235
Year: Senior
City/State: Clarkston, Mich.
High School: Detroit C.D.S.
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