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Tony Byrd
Tony Byrd

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
James Island, S.C.

High School:
James Island

Last College:
Western Carolina

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 190

Position:
Wide Receiver


2006: Played in five contests his redshirt junior year, but did not have any receptions... Earned his first collegiate letter...

2005: Did not see any action in his first season at Coastal... Prior to Coastal: Played defensive back at Western Carolina for one season... Also attended Fork Union Military Academy for one year...

High School: Was a 2002 graduate of James Island, where he was a three-sport standout... As a senior, he was named All-Lowcountry as a receiver, as well as to the All-Region squad... Invited to play in the North-South All-Star game... Played just six games due to torn ACL, but still led the conference and ranked fifth in the state in receiving yards... Also was a three-year letterwinner in basketball and track...

Personal: Full name: Tony Raymond Byrd, Jr. ... Son of Tony Byrd and Audrey Williams... Cousin Roddy White played football for Alabama-Birmingham, leading the nation in receiving in 2004, and was a first round pick in the 2005 NFL Draft of the Atlanta Falcons... Majoring in marketing.