Damiere Byrd
Damiere Byrd

Hometown:
Sicklerville, N.J.

High School:
Timber Creek

Event:
Sprints

Year (I/O):
Sr./R-Jr.


2014 Team Captain

2014: Did not compete indoors or outdoors.

2013: Indoors,after recording a 6.70 in the prelims, recorded the fourth-fastest 60-meter dash time in school history at the Hokie Invite, posting a 6.66 in the finals to take the win...finished sixth at the prestigious Armory Collegiate Invitational in New York in the 60m with a time of 6.74...blazed a 6.67 at the SEC Indoor Championships in the preliminary round to advance to the finals, but scratched due to injury...member of the 4x200m relay that won the 4x200m relay at the Armory Collegiate Invitational with a time of 1:25.81...did not compete outdoors.

2012: Indoors, competed in the 60m and 200m after joining track and field after playing on the football field for the Gamecocks...top 60m time of 6.72 in the finals of the Tyson Invitational to finish 6th in the semis and the finals...in his only attempt at the 200m in the indoor season, finished 4th with a time of 21.89 Outdoors, competed in the 100m and 200m...competed in SEC Outdoor Championships in the 100m and 200m placing 11th in the prelims in the 100m with his top time of the year (10.42) and 13th in the prelims. Recorded top 200m time of 21.21. Ran anchor leg at the SEC Outdoor Championships in the 4x100m on a team that placed 4th.

HIGH SCHOOL: Top times of 10.42 in the 100-meters, a 21.90 in the 200-meters, and 47.88 in the 400-meters... won the state indoor 55-meter title as a sophomore in 6.39 seconds... traveled to Japan in February 2011 to compete... rated a four-star prospect, the sixth-best player in New Jersey, the 19th-best wide receiver in the country and ranked as the 186th-best player in the country by Rivals.com... regarded as a four-star prospect, the 132nd-best player in the country and the 18th-best wide receiver by Scout.com... four-star prospect, the fourth-best player in New Jersey and the 24th-best wide receiver in the nation, according to 247Sports.com... considered a PrepStar All-American ... logged more than 1,500 yards from scrimmage as a senior... coached by Robert Hinson... played in the NUC All-World Bowl in Charleston, S.C., where he caught five passes for 52 yards and two touchdowns, earning offensive MVP honors... as a junior for the Chargers, caught 38 passes for 605 yards and four touchdowns, carried the ball 78 times for 685 yards and eight more scores, and added two punt returns for TDs, earning first-team all-conference and Group III and second-team All-South Jersey.