Sophomore tight end who was a solid special teams performer and also saw limited time at tight end as a true freshman... had an outstanding off-season.
2016: Played in 12 games... caught one pass for 18 yards... saw his first action against Mississippi State... made a key block on A.J. Turner’s game-opening 80-yard kick return vs. East Carolina... logged his first career catch against Georgia, an 18-yard reception.
HIGH SCHOOL: Named to the all-state team and was the 6A Offensive Player of the Year after helping lead Colquitt County to a 15-0 record and the Georgia state championship... graduated in 2016... logged 76 catches for 1,163 yards and 18 touchdowns as a senior... the Packers won two straight state titles and were ranked No. 2 in the USA Today poll in 2015... coached by Rush Propst... Rivals ranks him as a four-star prospect, the No. 23 player in the state of Georgia, the 15th-best "athlete" in the country and No. 249 overall... 247Sports considers him a three-star prospect and No. 86 in Georgia... ESPN also ranks him as a three-star prospect, the 84th-best player in the state and the 148th-best wide receiver in the country.
PERSONAL: Full name is Kiel Tyrell Pollard... born February 3, 1997.