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33 - Jay Rudwall
Jay Rudwall
Height: 6-2
Weight: 210
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Ooltewah, Tenn.
High School: Ooltewah HS
Position: LB
gp 7
tk 55
sac 2
int -
ffum 2

Jay has become an important part of the Golden Eagle defense, with some outstanding moments and big games in his first two seasons...flashed onto the scene with six tackles in his first college game in 2012, but struggled the balance of that first season to stay healthy...was in-and-out of the lineup for much of his first year...kept his focus in the weight room and returned to the field healthy to make a major impact in the Golden Eagle defense in 2013...among team and league leaders in tackles...well-prepared every week and a consistent and sure-handed tackler...a regular on the Athletic Director’s Honor Roll in the spring of 2013, fall of 2013, and spring 2014.

AT TECH (IN 2013): Jay ranked sixth on the team and among the leagues’ Top 25 with 59 total tackles, an average of 5.4 per game...saw action in 11 games and earned two starts...posted 1.5 tackles-for-loss, caused a fumble, broke up two passes and grabbed his first career interception...opened the year with six tackles against Cumberland, and made five in each of the next four games...after five more stops against Eastern Kentucky, he posted his career-high with nine tackles against Jacksonville State, and followed the next week with eight tackles at No. 2 Eastern Illinois...picked off an interception at Southeast Missouri that he returned 38 yards to set up an easy Golden Eagle touchdown.

(IN 2012): Jay played in eight games for the Golden Eagles...opened his career with six tackles in the season opener against Hampton...had tackles in his first five games but was in-and-out of the lineup over the final seven games of the year...made 13 total tackles.

IN HIGH SCHOOL: Jay received a lengthy list of post-season honors following his senior season for coach Shannon Williams and the Ooltewah High School Owls...named Tennessee Sports Writer's Association All-State and District 5AAA Defensive Player of the Year... versatile athlete, he lettered three years on the gridiron as well as earning all-state honors in wrestling...school record-holder for most tackles in a game (30) and most tackles in a season (171)...named his team's Defensive Player of the Year and was a Chattanooga Times Free Press first-team Best of Preps pick...helped the Owls to the second round of the TSSAA playoffs after capturing the District 5AAA title...in addition to his 171 total tackles, he also piled up 16 tackles-for-loss and had one interception (returned for touchdown), caused a fumble and recovered a fumble....started 33 consecutive games and finished with 351 total tackles.

PERSONAL: The son of Chuck and Connie Rudwall...full name is Jay Spoerri Rudwall... born September 20, 1994, in Tupelo, Miss... majoring in business finance.

Recent Games
Sep 6 at Indiana St. L, 49-14
Sep 20 at Tennessee State L, 10-7
Sep 27 at UNI L, 50-7
Oct 4 Murray State W, 30-27
Oct 9 at UT Martin L, 17-10
Oct 18 Eastern Kentucky W, 39-31
Statistics category Overall Conf
Solo tackles 22 17
Assists 33 21
Tackles 55 38
Tackles per game 7.9 9.5
Sacks 2 2
Sack yards 14 14
Interceptions - -
Returned for touchdown - -
Fumble recoveries 2 2
Fumble return TDs - -
Date Opponent Score comp att pct yds y/a td int sac yds
Aug 28 Ky. Christian W, 33-7 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 6 at Indiana St. L, 49-14 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 20 at Tennessee State L, 10-7 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 27 at UNI L, 50-7 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 4 Murray State W, 30-27 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 9 at UT Martin L, 17-10 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 18 Eastern Kentucky W, 39-31 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 25 at Jacksonville State   - - - - - - - - -
Nov 1 Eastern Illinois   - - - - - - - - -
Nov 8 Southeast Missouri   - - - - - - - - -
Nov 15 Chattanooga   - - - - - - - - -
Nov 22 at Austin Peay   - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score rush yds y/a lng td fum lost
Aug 28 Ky. Christian W, 33-7 - - - - - - -
Sep 6 at Indiana St. L, 49-14 - - - - - - -
Sep 20 at Tennessee State L, 10-7 - - - - - - -
Sep 27 at UNI L, 50-7 - - - - - - -
Oct 4 Murray State W, 30-27 - - - - - - -
Oct 9 at UT Martin L, 17-10 - - - - - - -
Oct 18 Eastern Kentucky W, 39-31 - - - - - - -
Oct 25 at Jacksonville State   - - - - - - -
Nov 1 Eastern Illinois   - - - - - - -
Nov 8 Southeast Missouri   - - - - - - -
Nov 15 Chattanooga   - - - - - - -
Nov 22 at Austin Peay   - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score rec yds y/r lng td fum lost
Aug 28 Ky. Christian W, 33-7 - - - - - - -
Sep 6 at Indiana St. L, 49-14 - - - - - - -
Sep 20 at Tennessee State L, 10-7 - - - - - - -
Sep 27 at UNI L, 50-7 - - - - - - -
Oct 4 Murray State W, 30-27 - - - - - - -
Oct 9 at UT Martin L, 17-10 - - - - - - -
Oct 18 Eastern Kentucky W, 39-31 - - - - - - -
Oct 25 at Jacksonville State   - - - - - - -
Nov 1 Eastern Illinois   - - - - - - -
Nov 8 Southeast Missouri   - - - - - - -
Nov 15 Chattanooga   - - - - - - -
Nov 22 at Austin Peay   - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score fgm fga lng xpm xpa pts
Aug 28 Ky. Christian W, 33-7 - - - - - 0
Sep 6 at Indiana St. L, 49-14 - - - - - 0
Sep 20 at Tennessee State L, 10-7 - - - - - 0
Sep 27 at UNI L, 50-7 - - - - - 0
Oct 4 Murray State W, 30-27 - - - - - 0
Oct 9 at UT Martin L, 17-10 - - - - - 0
Oct 18 Eastern Kentucky W, 39-31 - - - - - 0
Oct 25 at Jacksonville State   - - - - - -
Nov 1 Eastern Illinois   - - - - - -
Nov 8 Southeast Missouri   - - - - - -
Nov 15 Chattanooga   - - - - - -
Nov 22 at Austin Peay   - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score punt yds avg long in20 fc tb blk
Aug 28 Ky. Christian W, 33-7 - - - - - - - -
Sep 6 at Indiana St. L, 49-14 - - - - - - - -
Sep 20 at Tennessee State L, 10-7 - - - - - - - -
Sep 27 at UNI L, 50-7 - - - - - - - -
Oct 4 Murray State W, 30-27 - - - - - - - -
Oct 9 at UT Martin L, 17-10 - - - - - - - -
Oct 18 Eastern Kentucky W, 39-31 - - - - - - - -
Oct 25 at Jacksonville State   - - - - - - - -
Nov 1 Eastern Illinois   - - - - - - - -
Nov 8 Southeast Missouri   - - - - - - - -
Nov 15 Chattanooga   - - - - - - - -
Nov 22 at Austin Peay   - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score kr yds avg lng td pr yds avg lng td
Aug 28 Ky. Christian W, 33-7 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 6 at Indiana St. L, 49-14 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 20 at Tennessee State L, 10-7 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 27 at UNI L, 50-7 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 4 Murray State W, 30-27 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 9 at UT Martin L, 17-10 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 18 Eastern Kentucky W, 39-31 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 25 at Jacksonville State   - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 1 Eastern Illinois   - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 8 Southeast Missouri   - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 15 Chattanooga   - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 22 at Austin Peay   - - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score gp rush rcv pr kr yds
Aug 28 Ky. Christian W, 33-7 1 - - - - 0
Sep 6 at Indiana St. L, 49-14 1 - - - - 0
Sep 20 at Tennessee State L, 10-7 1 - - - - 0
Sep 27 at UNI L, 50-7 1 - - - - 0
Oct 4 Murray State W, 30-27 1 - - - - 0
Oct 9 at UT Martin L, 17-10 1 - - - - 0
Oct 18 Eastern Kentucky W, 39-31 1 - - - - 0
Oct 25 at Jacksonville State   - - - - - -
Nov 1 Eastern Illinois   - - - - - -
Nov 8 Southeast Missouri   - - - - - -
Nov 15 Chattanooga   - - - - - -
Nov 22 at Austin Peay   - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score pts rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm saf misc 2pt
Aug 28 Ky. Christian W, 33-7 0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 6 at Indiana St. L, 49-14 0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 20 at Tennessee State L, 10-7 0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 27 at UNI L, 50-7 0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 4 Murray State W, 30-27 0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 9 at UT Martin L, 17-10 0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 18 Eastern Kentucky W, 39-31 0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 25 at Jacksonville State   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 1 Eastern Illinois   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 8 Southeast Missouri   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 15 Chattanooga   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 22 at Austin Peay   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score tack ast tot sack lost tfl yds ff fr td int yds td brup blk saf
Aug 28 Ky. Christian W, 33-7 2 6 8 - - 0.5 0 - - - - - - 1 - -
Sep 6 at Indiana St. L, 49-14 1 4 5 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 20 at Tennessee State L, 10-7 5 0 5 1 7 2 9 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 27 at UNI L, 50-7 2 2 4 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 4 Murray State W, 30-27 5 9 14 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 9 at UT Martin L, 17-10 3 5 8 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 18 Eastern Kentucky W, 39-31 4 7 11 1 7 1 7 2 1 - - - - - - -
Oct 25 at Jacksonville State   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 1 Eastern Illinois   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 8 Southeast Missouri   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 15 Chattanooga   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 22 at Austin Peay   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
  gp comp att pct yds y/g y/a td int lg
Total 7 - - - - - - - - -
Conference 4 - - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - -

Home 3 - - - - - - - - -
Away 4 - - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - - -

Wins 3 - - - - - - - - -
Losses 4 - - - - - - - - -

August 1 - - - - - - - - -
September 3 - - - - - - - - -
October 3 - - - - - - - - -
  gp rush yds y/g avg td lg fum lost
Total 7 - - - - - - - -
Conference 4 - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -

Home 3 - - - - - - - -
Away 4 - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - -

Wins 3 - - - - - - - -
Losses 4 - - - - - - - -

August 1 - - - - - - - -
September 3 - - - - - - - -
October 3 - - - - - - - -
  gp rec rec/g yds y/g avg td lg
Total 7 - - - - - - -
Conference 4 - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - -

Home 3 - - - - - - -
Away 4 - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - -

Wins 3 - - - - - - -
Losses 4 - - - - - - -

August 1 - - - - - - -
September 3 - - - - - - -
October 3 - - - - - - -
  gp fgm fga pct lg xpm xpa pct pts
Total 7 - - - - - - - 0
Conference 4 - - - - - - - 0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - 0

Home 3 - - - - - - - 0
Away 4 - - - - - - - 0
Neutral - - - - - - - - 0

Wins 3 - - - - - - - 0
Losses 4 - - - - - - - 0

August 1 - - - - - - - 0
September 3 - - - - - - - 0
October 3 - - - - - - - 0
  gp punt yds avg lg in20 fc tb blk
Total 7 - - - - - - - -
Conference 4 - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -

Home 3 - - - - - - - -
Away 4 - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - -

Wins 3 - - - - - - - -
Losses 4 - - - - - - - -

August 1 - - - - - - - -
September 3 - - - - - - - -
October 3 - - - - - - - -
  kr yds avg td lg pr yds avg td lg
Total - - - - - - - - - -
Conference - - - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - -

Home - - - - - - - - - -
Away - - - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - - -

Wins - - - - - - - - - -
Losses - - - - - - - - - -

August - - - - - - - - - -
September - - - - - - - - - -
October - - - - - - - - - -
  gp rush rcv pr kr yds ypg
Total 7 - - - - 0 .0
Conference 4 - - - - 0 .0
Exhibition - - - - - 0 -

Home 3 - - - - 0 .0
Away 4 - - - - 0 .0
Neutral - - - - - 0 -

Wins 3 - - - - 0 .0
Losses 4 - - - - 0 .0

August 1 - - - - 0 .0
September 3 - - - - 0 .0
October 3 - - - - 0 .0
  pts pts/g rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm 2pt misc
Total 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - -
Conference 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - -
Exhibition 0 - - - - - - - - - - -

Home 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - -
Away 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - -
Neutral 0 - - - - - - - - - - -

Wins 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - -
Losses 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - -

August 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - -
September 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - -
October 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - -
  gp tkl ast tot tkl/g sck yds tfl yds ff fr yds int yds brup blk
Total 7 22 33 55 7.9 2 14 3.5 16 2 1 0 - - 1 -
Conference 4 17 21 38 9.5 2 14 3 16 2 1 0 - - - -
Exhibition - - - 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - - -

Home 3 11 22 33 11.0 1 7 1.5 7 2 1 0 - - 1 -
Away 4 11 11 22 5.5 1 7 2 9 - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - - -

Wins 3 11 22 33 11.0 1 7 1.5 7 2 1 0 - - 1 -
Losses 4 11 11 22 5.5 1 7 2 9 - - - - - - -

August 1 2 6 8 8.0 - - 0.5 0 - - - - - 1 -
September 3 8 6 14 4.7 1 7 2 9 - - - - - - -
October 3 12 21 33 11.0 1 7 1 7 2 1 0 - - - -