44 - Evan Byrd
Evan Byrd
Height: 6-2
Weight: 216
Year: Senior
Hometown: Downingtown, Pa.
High School: Downingtown East
Position: LB
2007: Started all 11 games at outside linebacker ... Posted 27 tackles on the season, including 22 solo stops, three sacks and six tackles for loss ... Had two sacks for 18 yards and forced a fumble at Fordham ... Made six tackles at Brown, including one tackle for loss ... Totaled three tackles and a sack in the victory at Lehigh ... Finished with three tackles, one tackle for loss and a forced fumble against Georgetown ... Had two tackles, one tackle for loss and a pass breakup against Dartmouth ... Made three tackles at Massachusetts. 2006: Played in all 11 games on the season, starting twice ... Made seven tackles on the year, including five solo stops ... Totaled three tackles in the victory at Dartmouth ... Recorded two solo tackles at Marist ... Had a tackle and a pass breakup at Georgetown. 2005: Saw action in two games ... Had a solo tackle against Georgetown ... Also played against Sacred Heart. High School: Named first team All Ches-Mont League during junior and senior years ... A first team All-Southeastern Pennsylvania selection as a senior ... Led his league in receptions as a wide receiver and tight end, with 37 as a junior and 34 as a senior ... Selected to play in the Valor Bowl All-Star game ... Team won the Ches-Mont League title in 2002, with a perfect 10-0 record ... Named to the Honor Roll. Personal: Son of Gregory Byrd and Kathy Gonzales-Byrd ... Father was a member of the football, basketball and track teams at Virginia Union University ... Majoring in English.

Byrd's Defensive Statistics
YEAR    GP-GS   UT   AT   TT   SACK    TFL   INT   PBU
2005      2-0    1    0    1    0-0    0-0   0-0     0
2006     11-2    5    2    7    0-0    0-0   0-0     1
2007    11-11   22    5   27   3-20   6-31   0-0     1
TOTAL   24-13   28    7   35   3-20   6-31   0-0     2