Skyhawk Football | Najee Ray
|Height/Weight||6-1 - 180 lbs.|
2015: Played in all 11 games for the Skyhawks while earning one start against No. 1 Jacksonville State on Sept. 26…Tallied 47 carries for 264 yards and two touchdowns…Averaged 5.6 yards per carry…Scored his lone touchdown of the season against Arkansas on Oct. 31…Notched 11 receptions for 150 yards…Averaged 13.6 yards per catch…Completed a two-yard pass at Eastern Kentucky on Nov. 7…Returned two kicks for 31 yards…Posted 120 all-purpose yards at Arkansas (Oct. 31) with 30 rushing, 59 receiving and 31 kick return yards.
2014: Appeared in 10 games out of the backfield, rushing for 164 yards on 38 carries (4.3 average) and a touchdown while also adding 13 receptions for 92 yards and a touchdown…Scored UT Martin’s first touchdown of the season – a one-yard rush at FBS member Kentucky on Aug. 30…Set new career-highs with 10 carries for 60 yards at Tennessee State on Oct. 18, leading the team in rushing for that contest…Also hauled in a touchdown reception at Murray State on Nov. 1.
2013: Showed explosive speed out of the backfield, playing in 11 games while earning a start against Jacksonville State on Oct. 5…Gained 147 yards on 31 carries (4.7 yards per carry) and a touchdown while also adding seven receptions for 56 yards…Had three carries of at least 20 yards, including a 27-yard rush in the win at Eastern Kentucky on Nov. 16…Rushed for his first career touchdown in UT Martin’s win at Southeast Missouri on Sept. 28…Had season-highs of seven rushes and 45 rushing yards in the win over Murray State on Nov. 2.
BEFORE UTM: Attended Henry County High School, where he led the Patriots to the Class 5A state championship…Passed for 824 yards, rushed for 1,524 yards, and scored 24 touchdowns…Rushed for 154 yards in the state championship game… Earned Class 5A All-State honors and was also named all-region and all-district…Played in East-West All-Star Game...Was named MVP of the Dickson County game in 2010.
PERSONAL: Born on July 6, 1993…Son of Mun Ray…Majoring in management.