|Born:||September 4, 1995|
|Height:||6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)|
|Weight:||289 lb (131 kg)|
|High school:||Omaha North|
|* Offseason and/or practice squad member only|
|Career NFL statistics|
High school career
Sayles attended Omaha North High School in Omaha, Nebraska. As a senior, Sayles compiled 36 solo tackles and 40 assists, with 19 tackles for loss for 71 yards, including 4 1/2 sacks. He also registered four pass breakups, and while playing tight end, he caught nine passes for 145 yards and two touchdowns. He helped Omaha North reach the Class A championship game and was named to the All-Nebraska team. Sayles signed with the Ohio Bobcats out of high school.
Sayles played Defensive line for the Ohio Bobcats from 2013 to 2016. In 2013, he also played Special teams and returned 4 kicks for a total of 30 yards. In 2014, he played in only seven games. In his senior season in 2016, Sayles has 33 tackles and six sacks, earning Second Team All-Mid-American Conference honors. He finished his four year college career with 111 total tackles and 12.5 sacks and three fumble recoveries in 50 games.
Defense & Fumbles
|*indicates bowl stats included. Reference|
Los Angeles Rams
In 2019, Sayles played for the Birmingham Iron of the Alliance of American Football (AAF). According to Pro Football Focus, he was one of the best defensive lineman in the league on a per-snap basis. The league ceased operations in April 2019.
Pittsburgh Steelers (second stint)
St. Louis BattleHawks
In October 2019, Sayles was drafted by the St. Louis BattleHawks via the 2020 XFL Draft. He was picked up in the first round of Phase 3: Defensive Front Seven. He had his contract terminated when the league suspended operations on April 10, 2020.
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