Rae  Sykes

98Rae Sykes


Alcoa, Tenn.

High School:

Last College:
Coffeyville CC

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 275


Career Statistics
Tackles Sacks / TFL / Int/ High
Season G Solo Asst Total Yards Yards FF FR P Def Yds Tackles
2010 8 0 3 3 -- 0.5/0 -- -- -- -- 2-UAB
  • Games/Starts: 8/0
  • Played in a career-best eight games
  • Posted first two career tackles at UAB
  • Also registered a quarterback hurry vs. the Blazers on third down that led to a missed field goal

  • First career QB hurry came vs. Florida the week before to force an incompletion on third down
  • Contributed a tackle vs. Georgia
  • Final QB hurry came at Memphis to force the Tigers into third-and-long


  • Games/Starts: 1/0
  • Made his collegiate debut against Western Kentucky

Junior College

  • Enrolled at Tennessee in January 2009 and participated in spring drills
  • Did not play in his two seasons at Coffeyville (Kan.) Community College due to injury

  • Coach at Coffeyville Community College - Darian Dulin.

High School

  • Three times named first-team All-State (2004-06)
  • Preseason All-America prior to senior season
  • Named All-Region and All-County four consecutive years and three-time All-District as a senior, junior and sophomore
  • As senior, tallied more than 70 tackles with 10 sacks
  • As junior, totaled 70 tackles and eight sacks
  • As sophomore, totaled 132 tackles and 10 sacks
  • Tallied 15 tackles and four sacks in state championship game as sophomore

  • Contributed to three straight state championship teams from 2004-06
  • Four-year starter in football
  • Honored as team captain as senior
  • Two-year letterman in basketball and one-year starter for Tornadoes
  • Originally signed with Tennessee in 2007 but did not qualify
  • Coach at Alcoa High School - Gary Rankin


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