Defensive Line and Linebackers
Caesar Rayford looks to solidify the Blackjacks defensively. He attended the University of Washington. For his college career, he played in 35 games, finishing with 13 tackles, 5.5 sacks, four pass breakups and one forced fumble and blocked kick. After college, Rayford played defensive end in multiple leagues. He played for the Indianapolis Colts and Dallas Cowboys in the NFL. His experience and knowledge come mainly from his ten seasons spent playing indoor football. Rayford has played in the CFL, AFL, NFL, and NAL. His career arena numbers include 90 tackles, 30 sacks, 19 pass breakups, 10 forced fumbles and three interceptions. He was named First-Team All-Arena in 2011 as a member of the Utah Blaze. Rayford looks to bolster the Blackjacks defensive front and work alongside Coach Gilliam to have a shutdown defense.