BIO: Part-time player the past two seasons who totaled 35/179/1 carrying the ball as a senior.
POSITIVES: Aggressive lead blocker and solid special-teams player. Has the speed and agility around tackle to create space for ball carriers. Blocks with leverage, possesses vision and picks up blitzes. Plays with a nasty attitude and is always looking to contribute.
NEGATIVES: Marginal potential as an offensive threat. Lacks classic size for lead blocker.
ANALYSIS: An underrated prospect who.s flown under the radar screen, Byrd has potential as a backup fullback in the NFL.