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    Charles Bailey, Jr.
    24 Charles Bailey, Jr.
    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Fort Wayne, Ind.

    High School:
    Northrop

    Height / Weight:
    6-1 / 195

    Position:
    DB

    Birthdate:
    10/26/1985

    Experience:
    2-1


    2005: Started the first four games of the season, playing in all 11 ... Posted a career-high nine tackles in the season opener against Rutgers ... Recorded eight tackles, including a career-best seven solos against Michigan State ... Forced a fumble at Iowa and broke up one pass at Indiana ... Had at least one tackle in all but two games played ... Finished the season with 38 stops, 26 solos.

    2004: Totaled 17 tackles, one TFL and one interception in 11 games, including one start ... Made his first career interception against Iowa where he also had two tackles ... Had four stops vs. Northwestern ... Added three tackles including a TFL at Michigan State ... Had two tackles vs. Florida A&M, Purdue, Minnesota, Iowa and Indiana.

    2003: Played in all 12 games, starting four games at cornerback ... Totaled 31 tackles, two passes broken up and one tackle-for-loss ... Had a season-high 10 tackles vs. Michigan State ... Registered six tackles and one PBU at Iowa.

    2002: Redshirted.

    High School: Named All-State and All-Region as a senior ... Finished his career with 113 solo tackles and 42 assists as well as 14 tackles-for-loss and nine sacks ... Forced seven career fumbles and recovered five, while breaking up 15 passes ... Is the school's all-time rushing leader and set school record for career rushing touchdowns ... Rushed for 2,335 yards and 30 scores ... Three-time All-Conference selection ... Earned three letters each in football and track ... All-State performer in track ... Recipient of the Euell Wilson Award, given to the exceptional football player who also excels in the classroom and community ... Team placed second at state in track as a junior ... Set national indoor record in the 55-meter hurdles with a 7.4 mark ... Named the "Fastest Hurdler in the Nation" ... Game Night Playmaker of the Year award ... High school football coach was Matt Stinson.

    Personal: Full name is Charles Allen Bailey Jr. ... Born Oct. 26, 1985 ... The son of Charles and Patricia Bailey ... Father, Charles Sr., played football at Michigan State from 1966-70 ... Lists New Orleans Saints corner Mike McKenzie as his favorite athlete ... Honor roll student.

    Career Highs
    Tackles: 9 vs. Rutgers, 9/3/05
    Solos: 7 vs. Michigan State, 9/24/05
    TFL: 1 at Michigan State, 10/9/04
    Forced Fumble: 1 at Iowa, 10/1/05
    INT: 1 vs. Iowa, 10/30/04
    PBU: 1 at Indiana, 10/8/05

    Bailey's Game-By-Game Defensive Statistics

    GAME/YEAR G ST AT TOT TFL-YDS INT-YDS PBU FF-FR
    FLORIDA A&M 2020-00-00 0-0
    UCLA 0000-00-00 0-0
    WESTERN MICHIGAN 0000-00-00 0-0
    PURDUE 2020-00-00 0-1
    at Wisconsin 0000-00-00 0-0
    at Michigan State 2131-30-00 0-0
    MICHIGAN 0000-00-00 0-0
    at Minnesota 1120-00-00 0-0
    IOWA 2020-01-00 0-0
    INDIANA 1120-00-00 0-0
    at Northwestern 2240-00-00 0-0
    2004 Totals11125171-31-00 0-1
    RUTGERS 6390-00-00 0-0
    SAN JOSE STATE 2240-00-00 0-0
    at California 0110-00-00 0-0
    MICHIGAN STATE 7180-00-00 0-0
    at Iowa 2020-00-00 1-0
    at Indiana 5160-00-01 0-0
    PENN STATE 1120-00-00 0-0
    WISCONSIN 0000-00-00 0-0
    at Ohio State 1340-00-00 0-0
    at Purdue 2020-00-00 0-0
    NORTHWESTERN 0000-00-00 0-0
    2005 Totals112612380-00-01 1-0
    CAREER TOTALS223817551-31-01 1-1


    updated 7/07

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