North Texas vs. Tulsa - September 16, 2006 (Photos by Walt Beazley & Associated Press)
Tulsa --A three-year letterwinner and two-year starter . . . has played in 33 career games and has 26 starts, but only 14 starts at center . . . 2005 -- Started all 13 games at center . . . started his second career game at center in the season opener . . . played every offensive snap in 11 games . . . had a team-high 71 knockdowns, including a season-best 12 against North Texas . . . had a high grade of 85-percent against Minnesota . . . 2004 -- Played in all 12 games and started each contest . . . played 731 offensive plays . . . started the first five games at left tackle and the final seven games at right guard . . . had a season-high 12 knockdowns against San Jose State . . . 2003 -- Played in eight games and saw action in 157 plays . . . played the tackle and center position . . . was not cleared to play in the first two games due to an injury . . . was the starting center vs. Rice, and played all 73 offensive downs . . . saw his first collegiate playing time against Texas State . . . 2002 -- Was one of several true freshmen to red-shirt . . .Overall -- A very strong and athletic player . . . a great leader in the middle of the line . . . an intelligent player who makes the line calls . . . a versatile player . . . has the capability of playing all five offensive line positions . . . has starting experience at right tackle, right guard and center.
High School -- Was a three-year letterwinner and two-year starter at Bentonville High School . . . started at center his junior and senior seasons . . . named to the Arkansas' Associated Press Super Team top-22 as a senior . . . was named the outstanding lineman in Northwest Arkansas . . . earned Arkansas Democrat-Gazette all-state honors his senior season . . . was a two-time all-area and all-conference selection . . . helped his team post a 12-1 record and win the Class 5A state title as a senior . . . high school coach was Gary Wear.
Personal--Favorite movie is Wyatt Earp . . . enjoys playing golf . . . his favorite NFL team is the Denver Broncos and former NFL star John Elway is his favorite NFL player . . . his grandfather, Bill, played football at Emporia State and with the Denver Broncos . . . parents are Rick and Brenda Kyle . . . his mother played college softball at Nebraska-Omaha, and his father played college football at Texas A&M . . . majoring in exercise sports science with teacher certification . . . born on January 29, 1984 in St. Cloud, Minnesota.
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