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Height: 6'4"
Weight: 195
Year: Redshirt Senior
Hometown: High Point, N.C.
High School: Andrews


By season’s end, he could have numerous N.C. A&T passing records … Entered the 2018 season after being named player of the year in the MEAC … Also earned first-team All-MEAC honors in 2017 after being a second-team selection in 2016 … Has the luxury of being the most experienced quarterback in the MEAC and comes into the 2018 season with a 26-0 record as a starter … Returned strong in 2017 after sustaining a season-ending injury toward the end of the 2016 season … Was one of four finalists for the Deacon Jones Award given to the best black college football player …  Enters the season needing 1,942 yards to become the Aggies all-time leading passer, 195 completions to become the Aggies all-time leader, 2,590 total offense yards to be the school’s career leader and 12 touchdown passes to break the career mark … On pace to finish his career as the most accurate quarterback in school history and needs 11 touchdowns to break the school record for touchdowns responsible for after compiling 48 touchdown passes and eight rushing touchdowns … Has a big arm and can pull it down and run effectively when needed … Has played in 31 games with 25 starts and has thrown for a career 5,053 yards and 48 touchdowns and 14 interceptions … Ranks fifth all-time in Aggies history in passing yards … In his career, Raynard has completed 399 of 659 passes (.605).

2017 Season: Started all 12 games for the Aggies during a historic season where he was named player of the year in the MEAC after leading the Aggies to the MEAC, Celebration Bowl and HBCU championships … Nationally, he ranked in the top-35 of 11 different statistical categories including passing efficiency (6th, 161.7), yards per pass attempt (7th, 8.94), passing touchdowns (11th, 27), points responsible for per game (13th, 15.7), passing yards (17th, 2,932), passing yards per completion (18th, 14.03), passing yards per game (19th, 244.3), total offense (22nd, 259.8) and completions per game (35th, 17.42) … Led the MEAC in passing efficiency, passing TDs, passing yards and passing yards per game … Broke single-season school records in passing yards, passing TDs, touchdowns responsible for (31), completions (209), attempts (328) and passing efficiency … Completed 63.7 percent of his passes to come less than a percentage point away from breaking his own single-season school record for completion percentage (64.6) … Opened the season by completing 19 of 22 passes breaking the Aggies single-game record for completion percentage (.864) in the Aggies 45-3 win over Gardner-Webb as he threw for 321 yards and three touchdowns … Threw five first-half touchdown passes to break a school record in the Aggies blowout win over Mars Hill on Sept. 9 … Completed 16 of 23 passes for 169 yards passing and threw three touchdown passes in the Aggies 49-17 win at Morgan State on Sept. 23 … Had a career-high 324 yards passing on 20-for-26 passing and three touchdowns in the Aggies 44-3 win over Delaware State on Oct. 7 … Scored the game-winning rushing touchdown in the Aggies Celebration Bowl win over Grambling State on Dec. 16.

2016 Season: Played in nine games with eight starts … Completed 135 of his 209 pass attempts for 1,489 yards … Threw 14 touchdowns and six interceptions … Rushed for 30 yards and three touchdowns on the season … Raynard’s completions, pass attempts, passing yards and touchdown passes were all career-highs … Broke the single-season pass percentage record by completing 64.6 percent of his passes … Had his season cut short with a chest injury prior to the Nov. 12 game at Delaware State … Still managed to earn second-team All-MEAC honors … Led the MEAC in passing efficiency (140.8) and completion percentage … Ranked second in the league in passes completed per game (15.0), second in touchdown passes, fourth in passing yards per game (165.4) and was sixth in total offensive yards per game (168.8) … Nationally, ranked ninth in completion percentage, 21st in passing efficiency and 52nd in points responsible for per game (11.3) … Had a career game at Bethune-Cookman on Oct. 15 when he threw for 277 yards and three touchdowns on 20-for-31 passing including an interception … It marked his first career game of throwing for 200 yards or more … Followed that performance by throwing for 230 yards and a touchdown on 20-for-27 passing including two interceptions in a 42-17 Aggies win over Florida A&M on Oct. 29 … Had three touchdown passes while throwing for 191 yards on 13-for-18 passing in a 34-7 win at Howard on Oct. 22.

2015 Season: Played in 10 games with five starts … Completed 55 of his 122 pass attempts for 622 yards … Threw seven touchdowns and one interception, and he also rushed for 40 yards on the season … Made his first career start on Sept. 5 at home against Shaw University where he threw for 188 yards on 14-for-27 passing with three touchdowns and one interception … He also ran for a touchdown in the 61-7 win over the Bears … Had his most accurate game of the season on Oct. 31 when he was 11-for-19 for 115 yards and a 53-yard touchdown pass to Malik Wilson in the Aggies 28-10 win at Florida A&M … Threw a 38-yard touchdown pass to Khris Gardin in the Aggies loss at UNC.

2014 Season: Did not play the entire season.

High School: Played his high school football at High Point Andrews under head coach Rodney McCoy…Completed 61 percent of his passes (108-for-175) for 2,168 yards and 29 touchdowns…Led Andrews to a 2-AA state title in 2013 … Led High Point Andrews to the 18-14 win over Monroe in the NCHSAA 2-AA state title game with a 38-yard touchdown pass with 1:02 remaining in the contest.

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