CHATTANOOGA: Recipient of the FCA Endowment Scholarship.
2011 • FRESHMAN SEASON: Off the bench at defensive end in nine games ... made 10 tackles, including four for loss ... posted a sack at Elon ... last name is pronounced "rail".
2010 • REDSHIRT SEASON: Sat out as a redshirt.
HIGH SCHOOL: Three-time all-region performer from McMinn Central High School in Englewood, Tenn. ... all-region as a linebacker during his senior season ... played for head coach and UTC graduate Josh Goodin ... Offensive Player of the Year at quarterback as a senior ... two-year letter winner in basketball and baseball ... all-region player in baseball ... graduated in the top 10% of his class ... earned the football team's Scholar Award.
PERSONAL: Born Oct. 6, 1990 ... son of David and Bridgette Rayl and Trish Watson ... father played tight end for the Mocs for two seasons ... oldest of five with two younger brothers, Ryan and Gabe, and two younger sisters, Amanda and Ashlyn ... majoring in Sociology.
ZACK RAYL'S CAREER STATS