James Hoyt
James Hoyt


Moline, Ill.

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 245



James Hoyt

Biography and Career Highlights

2009: Played in all nine games as a reserve ... recorded five tackles on the season, all of which were solo efforts ... tallied a career-high three stops on special teams at Southern Illinois (Oct. 10) ... also added two stops in a homecoming win over Indiana State (Oct. 17).

2008: Played in all 11 games as a reserve ... recorded three tackles on the season, one each against Eastern Illinois, Youngstown State and Southern Illinois ... moved to fullback from the linebacker position during 2008 spring practice.

2007: Redshirted.

Moline HS: A three-year varsity starter ... posted 112 tackles, including 11.5 tackles-for-loss, and added six sacks as a senior ... named to the 2006 Quad City Times All-Metro Football Team ... two-time All-Western Big Six pick ... two-time conference defensive player of the year and twice named team most valuable player ... collected 100 tackles as a junior with 10 tackles-for-loss and four sacks ... coached by Joel Ryser ... also lettered three years in baseball ... member of the honor roll.

Personal:Born 10-27-88 in Moline, Ill. ... son of Randy Hoyt and Maria Caras ... named to the AFNI Athletics Honor Roll twice ... major: criminal justice.


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