BYRD'S HIGH SCHOOL CAREER
Coached by John Carroll at Oceanside High...ranked No. 9 offensive lineman on the West Coast by Greg Biggins of PacWest Football...named to Tacoma News Tribune's Western 100 following stellar SENIOR campaign...named first team All-County in final season, helping Oceanside offense rack up 32 touchdown passes...named first team All-San Diego Section by San Diego Union Tribune...avenged loss in the 2001 Division II title game by leading Oceanside to a 42-14 win over Helix in 2002...teamed with fellow Cougar signee Russell Foster of Bonita Vista to pave the way for a California victory over Florida in CaliFlorida Bowl IV...earned all-conference honorable mention as a JUNIOR...helped lead Oceanside to the CIF Division II title game, which was played in San Diego's Qualcomm Stadium...also played basketball, leading Pirates to 18-11 record as a junior, including a second place finish in the Valley League...chose WSU over Oregon and Washington.
BYRD'S WSU CARER
FRESHMAN (2003-04): Redshirt season.
RS-FRESHMAN (2004-05): V-letter...Games - 11...Starts - 9...earned the following weekly team awards: Cougar Claw Offense - UCLA. Special Teams: FG/PAT kicks:
Came off the bench in the first two games, then earned a starting spot against Idaho and remained in the lineup at left guard.
RS-SOPHOMORE (2005-06): V-Letter...Games - 11...Starts - 11. Special Teams: PAT/FG:
A starter all season at left tackle for one of WSU's best offenses in school history; team average of 489.3 ypg ranked third best ever at WSU and the 5,382 total offense yards ranked fourth.
RS-JUNIOR (2006-07): V-letter...Games 10...Starts 10:
Suffered a knee sprain in the first half of the Baylor game and missed games against Stanford and USC
Returned to starting role against Oregon State.
PERSONAL Bobby Byrd...born July 5, 1985...parents Matthew and Belinda Byrd...history major at WSU.