Career Highs: 10 tackles vs. No. 6 South Carolina in 2013
*1 sack vs. No. 6 South Carolina in 2013
2014: Played in 13 games making one start ... 27 total tackles ... Named captain vs. No. 16 Clemson ... Recipient of the Teka and John Adams Football Scholarship and the James G. Minter and Michael J. Faherty Football Scholarship.
2013: Played in 12 games, making nine starts ... Finished the season with 34 tackles, including one sack ... Made a career-high 10 tackles, including one sack, vs. No. 6 South Carolina ... Tallied four tackles against No. 8 Clemson ... Named defensive recipient of the True Grit Award at the conclusion of spring practice ... Earned Athletic Director’s Honor Roll distinction for spring semester ... Recipient of the James G. Minter & Michael J. Faherty Football Scholarship.
2012: Played in three games ... Recipient of the James G. Minter and Michael J. Faherty Football Scholarship.
2011: Redshirted...Recipient of the James G. Minter and Michael J. Faherty Football Scholarship.
High School: East Hall, coached by Bryan Gray ... SuperPrep All-America and All-Dixie teams ... PrepStar Dream Team 150 ... Rivals.com four-star prospect, #8 DE nationally, #6 overall prospect in Georgia, #105 nationally ... Scout.com three-star prospect, #37 DE nationally ... ESPN.com four-star prospect, #16 DE nationally ... MaxPreps.com ranked #10 DE nationally ... 24/7sports.com three-star prospect ... played in U.S. Army All-American Bowl as a senior ... 2010 Atlanta Journal-Constitution Georgia Top 50 (#25 ... 2010 Georgia Sports Writers Association Class AA All-State Second Team ... Elected to 2010-11 Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce Youth Leadership Hall Class ... 2009 Atlanta Journal-Constitution Class AAA All-State First Team, Georgia Sportswriters Association Class AAA All-State First Team, and ESPNU 150 watch list ... 2009 Region 7-AAA All-Region First Team ... As a junior registered 68 tackles, 22 tackles for loss, five sacks, 17 quarterback hurries and a blocked field goal ... 2008 Honorable Mention All-State, Region 7-AAA First Team and All Hall County Team ... 2007 Region 7-AAA All-Region Team Honorable Mention ... Voted team captain as a junior and senior ... Participated in 2010 Georgia Olympics for shot put ... Played basketball, football and participated in track and field for East Hall.
Personal: STERLING BAILEY ... Born Sept. 13, 1992 ... Major: History.