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2005 Football Roster


J.K. Sabb

Class: Jr.
Position: LB
Height: 5-11
Weight: 230 pounds
Previous School: Lucy Laney
Hometown: Augusta, GA

2005: Started 10 of 11 games at linebacker and was voted second team all-conference ... Led the team in tackles with 71 to go along with a team-best 13 tackles for loss (tied for eighth most in school history), two sacks, an interception, and five pass breakups ... Opened his Blue Raider campaign with seven tackles, a tackle for loss, and a pass breakup against Alabama ... Enjoyed a seven tackle (all solos) game against North Texas that included a school record five tackles for loss (Sabb was ranked No. 3 nationally in tackles for loss after the NT game) ... Collected six solo tackles in loss to Akron ... Led the team with eight tackles (four solos) and a pass breakup at Vanderbilt ... Had four tackles and a tackle for loss at FAU and registered six stops against ULL ... Led the Blue Raiders with five solo tackles in win over Arkansas State to go with his first collegiate sack ... Was in on eight tackles and had a pass breakup against Louisiana-Monroe ... Had just two tackles and a quarterback hurry at NC State ... Registered a career-best 10 tackles in win at Troy to go along with a personal-high two pass breakups ... Also at Troy, Sabb made two critical fourth down stops when he batted a pass down in the fourth quarter then made the tackle on a goal line stand to prevent a Trojan score with under five minutes to play ... Led the Blue Raiders with eight tackles at FIU to go along with his first career interception (led to a go-ahead touchdown) and a sack.

Georgia Military: Led Georgia Military in tackles as a freshman and sophomore, while earning the team's defensive MVP honor both years ... Voted a JUCO All-American in 2004 ... Had 55 stops in 2004 to go along with 14 tackles for loss and four sacks ... Originally committed to Utah and was heavily recruited by Oregon, Marshall, East Carolina, and UNLV.

High School: A standout running back for Lucy Laney High School and the 2002 Georgia High School Class 3A Player of the Year ... Was two-time all-state and all-region ... Had 210 tackles and rushed for 1,800 yards as a senior ... Played quarterback, running back and linebacker during his high school career.

Personal: Parent: James Kelvin Sabb, Sr. ... Born: 5/17/85.



2005 Game-by-Game Stats
2006 Game-by-Game Stats