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Billy Byrne
Billy Byrne

Class:
RS Sophomore

Hometown:
Palm Harbor, Fla.

High School:
East Lake

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 235

Position:
FB

Birthdate:
03/21/1991

Experience:
SQ


Walk-on player who moved to fullback in the spring after playing linebacker throughout his collegiate career... tough, hard-nosed and smart player who could help on special teams... listed as the third-team fullback entering the fall behind Dalton Wilson and Matt Coffee... named one of five "outstanding walk-ons" at the 2011 Garnet & Black spring game.

2010: Walk-on linebacker who provided depth to the roster at the Mike linebacker position and on special teams... saw action in three games... made one tackle versus Southern Miss... earned a spot on the SEC Academic Honor Roll.

2009: Redshirted as a true freshman walk-on... worked with the scout team.

HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from East Lake High School in Tarpon Springs, Fla. in 2009... played football for head coach Bob Hudson... earned all-district and all-county honors... also named to the Pinellas all-star team... had a scholarship opportunity from Lehigh University.

PERSONAL: Billy Byrne is pursuing a degree in mechanical engineering.

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