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James

Traylor

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#33

Outside Linebacker
Height: 6'3"
Weight: 230
Year: Senior
Hometown: Columbus, Ga.
High School: Columbus

Bio

CAREER STATISTICS

ACADEMIC HONORS
• Sun Belt Honor Roll, 2014-15, 2016-17
• Dean's List, Spring 2015
• Athletic Director's Honor Roll, Spring 2016, Fall, 2016, Spring 2017, Fall 2017

AT GEORGIA STATE: Four-year letterwinner (2014-17) who started at outside linebacker as a senior ... Enrolled in the fall of 2014 and earned playing time as a true freshman ... Changed to jersey No. 33 in 2015 after wearing No. 83 as a freshman.

2016: Played in every game and made 21 tackles ... Season-high five tackles in three games: Air Force, UT Martin and South Alabama ... Shared a sack vs. Texas State and a tackle for loss at Idaho.

2017: Starter at outside linebacker before missing the final three games due to injury ... Collected 41 tackles in his nine games, including one tackle for loss, one forced fumble, one fumble recovery and one pass breakup ... Made two game-changing plays in 21-17 win at Georgia Southern. Set up the game-winning touchdown with a fumble recovery at the Georgia Southern 31 with five minutes to play. Also forced a fumble on the game’s first play that teammate Chandon Sullivan scooped and returned for a 28-yard touchdown ... Had four tackles, a sack and a pass breakup in 27-21 win at Coastal Carolina ... Career-high seven tackles in win at ULM and again vs. Troy 2017: Starter at outside linebacker before missing the final three games due to injury ... Collected 41 tackles in his nine games, including one tackle for loss, one forced fumble, one fumble recovery and one pass breakup ... Made two game-changing plays in 21-17 win at Georgia Southern. Set up the game-winning touchdown with a fumble recovery at the Georgia Southern 31 with five minutes to play. Also forced a fumble on the game’s first play that teammate Chandon Sullivan scooped and returned for a 28-yard touchdown ... Had four tackles, a sack and a pass breakup in 27-21 win at Coastal Carolina ... Career-high seven tackles in win at ULM and again vs. Troy

2015: Credited with 18 tackles ... Career-high five tackles in back-to-back games against Liberty and Appalachian State ... Also had 1.5 tackles for loss in the App State game ... Added four tackles the following game vs. Ball State ... Injured for the final four games.

2014: Played in four games before missing the final four games due to injury ... Made six tackles on the season ... Had four tackles with tackle for loss and a fumble recovery vs. Arkansas State in his first game ... Added two tackles at Appalachian State ... Began the season at tight end before settling on defense.

HIGH SCHOOL: Honorable mention All-Bi City selection by the Columbus Ledger-Enquirer as a wide receiver ... Collected 30 receptions for 478 yards as a senior at Columbus High School ... Caught four touchdown passes. 

PERSONAL: James Traylor was born Dec. 4, 1995 ... Son of Willie and Alicia Traylor ... Majoring in computer information systems.

 

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