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- Roscoe Byrd
Roscoe Byrd

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Albany, Ga.

High School:
Albany HS

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 319

Position:
Offensive Line

Experience:
2L



After spending his first season at UAB on defensive line, Byrd was moved to offensive front prior to 2013 spring practice ... listed as No. 2 offensive guard heading into fall practice.

2012: Saw immediate action in first season at UAB, playing in 10 games at defensive tackle ... made one tackle during the season (at Tulane) ... was tabbed to the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.

High School: Attended Albany High in south Georgia ... played both offensive and defensive line for coach Felton Williams ... teammate of fellow UAB signee Jontavious Morris ... an All-Region 1-AA selection at defensive tackle as a senior ... also named all-area and all-metro as an O-lineman by the Albany Herald ... graded out at 95 percent as a blocker with 14 pancake blocks as a senior ...a 2010 all-metro selection by the Albany Herald as a defensive lineman his junior year ... graded out at 90 percent as a blocker as a junior and added 60 tackles and five sacks on the defensive side of the ball ... named to the Albany Herald Dynamite Dozen in both 2010 and 2011 ... co-captain of his Albany High School team as a junior and senior ... also co-captain of Albany's basketball team ... won the Class AA state championship in the shot put and finished fifth in the state in discus during his junior year as a member of Albany's track and field team ... an honor student.