Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Sailes ends college career with historic win

Henry Sailes ended his collegiate career on a high note helping Tennessee Tech secure an historic victory overcoming a 17 point fourth quarter deficit to earn a 35-24 victory over fourth ranked (FBS/I-AA) Jacksonville State last Saturday.

The former Southeast High standout finished the game second on his team with 107 all-purpose yards built on 52 yards on kickoff returns, 25 yards receiving and 30 yards rushing. His team scored 28 fourth quarter points to wipe out a 24-7 deficit.

Sailes ends his senior year as the Tennessee Tech’s leading punt and kickoff returner averaging 19.3 yards on punt returns and 18.1 on kickoff returns. He was also the Golden Eagles second leading receiver with 18 catches for 186 yards.

Sailes finished his career with 98 receptions for 703 yards and two touchdowns, 1.670 yards on kickoff returns and 226 yards on punt returns. Tennessee Tech completed the year with a 5-6 overall mark and a 4-4 record in the Ohio Valley Conference.

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