39 - Jay Pilkerton
Jay Pilkerton
Height: 6-2
Weight: 221
Year: Senior
Hometown: Nashville, TN
High School: Montgomery Bell Academy
Position: LB
Years at Yale: ***
2008: Honorable mention All-Ivy Selection... Started in all 10 games at LB... Was third on the team in tackles with 65 (32-33-65) and had 5 TFL's (5-9)... had two interceptions. 2007: Starting LB for first six games until injury... Saw action in seven games overall... Tied team lead with four interceptions... Team season-high 18 (5-13) tackles against Georgetown... Earned Yale defensive back award against Hoyas... Had 29 (13-16) total tackles... Two interceptions against Holy Cross... Also recorded 1.5 TFL, sack and 2 PBU. 2006: Earned second varsity letter... Played special teams and defense... Had one solo and three assisted tackles. 2005 Saw some varsity special teams duties and also played JV. At Montgomery Bell Academy: Captained three sports... All-state honorable mention in football as a fullback and linebacker... Averaged seven yards per carry... Team won two state titles and was ranked 15th in the nation in 2003... Top decathlete in the state his senior year after being No. 3 previous two years... MVP of track & field team two years... Track was region champ in 2002 and finished second in 2003 and 2004... Also played forward for basketball squad that made the state's final four twice... P.M. Estes, Henry Boyd and Linsley Ruth Awards... Honor roll all four years. Personal: James Frederick Pilkerton IV is the son of James and Karen Pilkerton... Sister, Tish, plays basketball at Samford University... Economics major... Calhoun College resident.