9 Dale Irby
9 - Dale Irby
Height: 5-11
Weight: 175
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Sandusky, Ohio
High School: Perkins
Position: CB

2015: Stepped into the starting lineup at cornerback and also served as the Eagles' primary return specialist...Earned All-Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference honorable mention after picking off a team-high-tying three passes, making 43 total tackles (30 solo), recording 1 1/2 tackles for loss, recovering a fumble and knocking down a team-high 10 passes...Ran back 22 kickoffs for 548 yards (24.9-yard average) and 17 punts for 125 yards (7.4-yard average).

2014: Earned playing time as a true freshman by becoming a special teams dynamo...As a backup cornerback and on kicking teams, recorded 16 total tackles (15 solo)...In a start in Week 8 at home against Northern Michigan, had three solo tackles.

High School: Was named first-team All-Ohio in 2013…Was a two-time Sandusky Bay Conference selection...In 2013, was the conference player of the year and the Northwest District defensive player of the year…Tabbed first-team all-district last year…Set four school records as a senior – single-game rushing yards (283), single-season touchdowns (30), points in a season (182) and single-season defensive touchdowns (3)…Rushed for 1,470 yards in 2013 and had seven interceptions…Averaged 12.2 yards per carry as a senior…Lettered three times in football, twice in track and field and once each in wrestling and basketball.