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Bailey Brothers Look to Emulate Each Other

Posted: Thu Aug 18, 2011 9:27 am
by dbackjon
Blake and Tyler Bailey are fraternal twins but everything they do is identical. After redshirting last season as a freshman, Blake welcomed brother, Tyler, to the Northern Arizona football team this fall and they are learning from each other each day.

"It means everything to me," said Blake to have his brother with him in Flagstaff. "It is just like high school when we were playing together. We keep pushing each other. I have been teaching him different techniques I have learned in the last year."

Both players played and graduated from Serra High School in 2010 and play the cornerback position. Blake had 69 tackles and five interceptions as a senior, earning defensive and special teams player of the year. Tyler had three interceptions as a junior. Both were selections to Union Tribune All-Academic team. ... 0816fh3vsu" onclick=";return false;