2018 NFL Draft

Cyhl Quarles, SS

School: Wake Forest  |  Conference: ACC
College Experience: Senior  |  Hometown: Tucker, GA
Height/Weight: 6-2 / 213 lbs.
Projected Ranking
OverallPositionProj. Rnd.
2012 Season
Played in all 12 games with seven starts at strong safety ... Finished second on the team in total tackles (71) while leading the squad in solo stops (45) ... Led the Deacons in tackles in four games ... Finished 24th in the ACC in tackles (5.9/gm) ... Tied for the team lead with eight tackles, including a tackle for loss vs. Presbyterian (Sept. 2) ... Made five tackles vs. Duke (Sept. 11) ... Had a team-high eight tackles at Stanford (Sept. 18) ... Recorded five tackles at Florida State (Sept. 25) ... Picked off first pass of the season and made five tackles vs. Navy (Oct. 9) ... The interception vs. Navy led to a Wake Forest touchdown ... Tied for the team lead with nine tackles at Virginia Tech (Oct. 16) ... Recorded four solo tackles at NC State (Nov. 13) ... Forced and recovered a fumble, while also making seven tackles vs. Clemson (Nov. 20) ... Tallied season-high 10 stops at Vanderbilt (Nov. 27).
2011 Season
Led the Deacs and tied a career-high with 10 tackles in the season opener at Syracuse (9.1)... set a new career-high with 12 tackles and broke up a pass against NC State (9.10)... Tied for a team-high with five tackles against Gardner-Webb (9.17)... second on the squad with seven tackles and picked up 11 yards after a fumble recovery at Boston College (10.1)... tied for second on the Deacs with seven tackles (10.8)... tied a career-high with 12 tackles versus Virginia Tech (10.15)... tied for the team-high with 10 stops at Duke (10.22)... was second on the team, recording eight stops at No. 9 Clemson (11.12)... led the team with eight tackles and picked up a fumble recovery vs. Maryland (11.19)... made nine stops, including 0.5 for loss to wrap up the regular season vs. Vanderbilt (11.26).
2009 Season
Finished second on the team with 62 tackles ... Was 35th in the ACC in tackles per game at 5.2 ... Had a team-high 38 solo stops ... Was one of just four Deacon defenders to start all 12 games ... Tied for the team lead with eight tackles vs. Baylor in the season-opener ... Tied his season-high with eight stops against Boston College (Sept. 26) ... Led the team with seven tackles against Maryland (Oct. 10) ... Tied for the team lead with six stops against Clemson (Oct. 17) ... Suffered a concussion against Florida State (Nov. 14) but not before intercepting an E.J. Manuel pass deep in Wake territory to stop a potential Seminole score ... Recorded five or more tackles in eight games.
2008 Season
Top reserve in the secondary at safety ... Primarily a special teams player who saw action with the kickoff coverage, kickoff return and punt return squads ... Had five tackles on the season including four on special teams ... Had a pair of stops in the EagleBank Bowl win over Navy ... Saw action in all 13 games to earn his first varsity letter.
High School
A 2007 graduate of Meadowcreek HS in Norcross, Ga. ... Ranked as the 19th-best outside linebacker by ESPN ... Rated as the 88th-best safety nationally by Scout ... Ranked as Georgia's 49th-best prospect ... Named to the Gwinnett County Super 11 ... Once named the Atlanta Journal Constitution Defensive Player of the Week ... Had 81 tackles and two sacks as a senior ... Made 79 tackles as a junior ... Ran a 4.47 40-yard dash ... Owned a 37-inch vertical leap ... A sprinter on the track team who ran the 100-meter dash in 10.68 and the 200m in 21.9 ... Coached by Reggie Perry.
Majoring in sociology ... Parents are Amelia and Kelvin Quarles ... Born April 6, 1989 ... Chose Wake Forest over Kentucky and UAB ... Name is pronounced "KYLE QUARLZ".