Second-year defensive lineman who looks to use the spring to work his way into the rotation after redshirting in 2016... turned in a solid offseason.
2016: Redshirted as a true freshman.
HIGH SCHOOL: Defensive end who earned a spot on the Alabama Class 6A first-team all-state squad as a senior in 2015 at Homewood High School in Birmingham... coached by Ben Berguson... the Patriots went 9-3 in his final campaign... logged 106 tackles and seven sacks as a junior... also played basketball... Rivals ranks him as a two-star prospect... 247Sports considers him a two-star prospect, the 100th-best player in the state and the No. 110 strongside defensive end in the country... ESPN ranks him as a three-star prospect, the 34th-best player in the state and the No. 71 defensive tackle in the nation... rated a three-star prospect and an All-Southeast Region pick by PrepStar.
PERSONAL: Full name is Kyle Griffin Gentry... born June 9, 1998.