Tulsa -- A three-year letterwinner and returning starter . . . has played in 39 career games and has started 13 contests . . . has 42 career tackles and 8.5 stops for -40 yards . . . 2009 -- Played in all 12 games and had 11 starts . . . was not in the starting lineup against Houston . . . had 21 tackles and 4.5 stops for -16 yards on the year . . . blocked a 31-yard field goal attempt in the season opener against Tulane . . . had a career-best five tackles against both Oklahoma and Rice . . . also added one stop for -3 yards at Oklahoma and tallied 2.5 tackles for -6 yards against Rice . . . 2008 -- Played in all 14 games . . . had 10 stops, including three tackles for -21 yards and one forced fumble . . . was in the starting lineup against North Texas . . . had three tackles vs. Houston . . . registered two stops, both for losses totaling -19 yards and forced one fumble against Rice . . . 2007 -- Was a true freshman . . . saw playing time in 13 games . . . had his first career start against Rice . . . had 11 tackles on the season . . . missed the UTEP game . . . had his first career tackle vs. BYU . . . had two stops against Oklahoma . . . tallied a season-high three tackles against Houston and Bowling Green in the GMAC Bowl . . . Overall -- Possesses good athleticism and speed . . . has increased his size, strength and speed . . . can play all three positions up front . . . provides an explosive pass rush from the middle . . . a powerful player.
High School -- Was a three-year letterwinner and two-year starter at Athens High School . . . started three years at receiver on offense, and his final two years at defensive end . . . caught 29 passes for 334 yards and seven TDs as a senior . . . tallied 22 tackles, including nine solos and had four stops for lost yardage and two sacks his senior season . . . high school coach was Jim Womack.
Personal -- Enjoys playing basketball and dominoes and go horseback riding . . . favorite movie is Notorious . . . his favorite NFL team is the Dallas Cowboys, and Damarcus Ware is his favorite NFL player . . . the Los Angeles Lakers is his favorite pro sports team . . . favorite sports movie is Remember the Titans . . . his favorite athlete is Kobe Bryant . . . in his free time, he plays dominoes . . . his favorite sport to watch besides football is basketball . . . favorite midnight snack is ice cream . . . the TV Game Show he would most like to appear on is "Wheel of Fortune" . . . his favorite TV channel is BET . . . majoring in education . . . parents are Dirik and Tammy Ray.
Ray's Career Statistics Defense G UT AT Tot Loss Sack FR FF PBU Int 2007 (Fr) 13 4 7 11 1/-3 0.5/-2 0 0 0 0 2008 (So) 14 4 6 10 3/-21 1/-6 0 1 0 0 2009 (Jr) 12 9 12 21 4.5/-16 1/-0.5 0 0 1 0 Totals 39 17 25 42 8.5/-40 2.5/-8.50 1 1 0
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