2020-21 Football Roster
#99 Rylie Mills
Height 6-5 1/8
Hometown Lake Bluff, IL
High School Lake Forest
FRESHMAN SEASON (2020)
- Did not participate vs. Duke (9/12).
- Saw action in the 52-0 win vs. South Florida (9/19).
- Did not participate vs. Florida State (10/10).
- Did not participate vs. Louisville (10/17).
- Saw action in the 45-3 win at Pitt (10/24).
- Posted two tackles, the first of his career, in the 31-13 win at Georgia Tech (10/31).
- Saw action in the 47-40 2OT win over then-No. 1 Clemson (11/7).
- Noted 0.5 TFL (-3 yards) in the 45-31 win at Boston College (11/14).
- Notched two tackles and 0.5 TFL in the 31-17 win at No. 19 North Carolina (11/27).
- Posted 1.0 TFL in the 41-25 regular season finale win over Syracuse (12/5).
- Saw action in the ACC Championship game (12/19).
PREP AND PERSONAL
- A four-star recruit by 247Sports, Rivals and ESPN.com
- No. 161 overall player nationally, No. 9 strong-side defensive end nationally and No. 3 player from Illinois by Rivals (5.8 Rivals rank)
- No. 164 overall player nationally, No. 8 strong-side defensive end nationally and No. 4 player from Illinois by 247Sports.com
- No. 139 player nationally, No. 8 overall player regionally, No. 14 defensive end nationally and No. 2 player from Illinois by ESPN.com (83 Scout Grade)
- In just seven games in 2019, posted 45 tackles, 14 tackles for loss and five sacks
- Was named to the 2019 News-Gazette All-State football team
- Played for coach Chuck Spagnoli at Lake Forest
- Also participated in track and field, competing in the shot put and discus
- Will enroll early at Notre Dame, beginning in the spring semester of 2020