Duke Football BIO
46 Keilin Rayner
2015: Reserve defensive tackle ... in 11 career games, has seven tackles ... has 2+ tackles in two games including a career-high three stops versus Elon in 2014 ... has played 88 career snaps ... in the program’s post-spring strength and conditioning evaluation, registered the team’s top bench press (425 lbs.; tied with Matt Skura).
2014: Played in six games ... saw action versus Elon, Kansas, Tulane, Miami, Georgia Tech and Virginia ... recorded five tackles ... logged a season-high three stops in the season-opening win over Elon ... added a two-tackle performance against Kansas ... on the field for 65 snaps.
2013: Played in five games ... saw action against N.C. Central, Georgia Tech, Navy, Florida State and Texas A&M ... posted two tackles ... had one tackle in both the Dr Pepper ACC Championship game against Florida State and the Chick-fil-A Bowl versus Texas A&M ... on the field for 23 total snaps.
2012: Did not see game action.
PRIOR TO DUKE: Four-year letterman at North Brunswick under coach Garry Bishop ... charted as the No. 36 middle linebacker in the nation by Scout.com and the No. 44 outside linebacker in the country by Rivals.com ... as a senior, posted 164 tackles — two shy of the school single-season record — to lead a North Brunswick defense that held four opponents to less than 10 points ... first team all-state selection by ESPN.com and NCPreps.com in 2011 ... first team all-area selection by the Wilmington Star News ... two-time first team All-Waccamaw 2A/3A Conference honoree ... recorded 127 tackles, seven tackles for loss and two sacks as a junior ... had 74 tackles, nine tackles for loss, five sacks and four caused fumbles during sophomore season ... helped North Carolina to a 26-19 win over South Carolina in the 75th annual Shrine Bowl on December 17, 2011, in Spartanburg, S.C. ... also lettered in basketball and track and field.
PERSONAL: Son of Keisha and Tyrone Simpson ... born September 30, 1994 ... majoring in evolutionary anthropology while minoring in theater studies.