|High School:||E.E. Smith (N.C.)|
AS A FRESHMAN (2011): Redshirted. Did not see varsity action.
HIGH SCHOOL: Prepped at E.E. Smith High School for coach Duran MacLaurin … Hauled in 38 catches for 583 yards and nine touchdowns as a prep senior en route to capturing second-straight first team all-conference and offensive player of the year laurels … Was also named team most valuable player … Caught 43 passes for 446 yards and seven touchdowns as a junior … Was also an all-conference and all-region selection in baseball for the Golden Bulls.
PERSONAL: The son of Barbara and Jeff Rayford was born on Oct. 30, 1992 … Has a younger brother, Daniel … Graduated in the top half of his 296-member senior class at E.E. Smith High School … A chemical engineering major at UNCP.