Skyhawk Football | James Ratliff
|Height/Weight||6-0 - 245 lbs.|
2014: Appeared in all 12 games, starting six outings (including five consecutive contests in midseason)…Caught six passes for 54 yards and a touchdown…First career touchdown reception came on Sept. 20 against No. 22 Eastern Kentucky…Longest reception of the season came on a 23-yard catch at Murray State on Nov. 1.
2013: Played in all 12 games, earning back-to-back starts at tight end/fullback (at Memphis on Nov. 9 and at Eastern Kentucky on Nov. 16)…Also saw playing time on the defensive line early in the season, making two tackles…Had a half-tackle for loss in the season-opening win at Chattanooga on Aug. 29.
2012: Played in six games, making two solo tackles…Both tackles on the season came on Sept. 8 at Northern Illinois.
BEFORE UTM: Prepped at Craigmont High School, where he helped Craigmont finish 12th in the Memphis Commercial Appeal Dandy Dozen…Was named to the first team All-District 14-AAA squad and the district Defensive Player of the Year...Named to the Commercial Appeal Best of the Preps team...Played in the Liberty Bowl AutoZone All-Star Game...Made 117 tackles, 13 tackles for loss, four sacks, two caused fumbles and two interceptions during his senior season.
PERSONAL: Born on April 2, 1992…Son of Sarquetta Hudson…Majoring in criminal justice.