Chad Hyder

#78 Chad Hyder

HT. 6' 2"
WT. 270
YR. Sr.
HOMETOWN Kingsport, Tenn.
Strong lineman that progressed nicely ... should see increased playing time this season. 2002: Played in five games ... made three tackles on the season, one for a loss ... registered two tackles against Gardner-Webb on Sept. 14. 2001: Switched to the defensive line as a sophomore ... saw action in seven contests in a reserve role ... totaled four stops. 2000: Played in four games ... saw most time at right guard. 1999: Redshirted. High School: Two-year starter at Dobyns-Bennett HS ... helped his team to a 13-1 record as a senior and a berth in the state 5A semifinals ... made 27 blocks that led to touchdowns during his career ... totaled 62 tackles on defense including six for loss, four sacks and a blocked punt as a senior ... first-team All-Big East Conference honors on both offense and defense in 1998 ... second team All-Big East Conference in 1997 ... honorable mention all-state choice in 1998 ... tallied 118 career tackles.