|Punt Returns||Kick Returns|
Updated: January 10, 2014
2013: Played in all 13 games, making seven starts … Was in on 560 plays, 525 coming at receiver and 35 on special teams … Caught a team-high 51 passes for a team-high 635 yards, scoring two touchdowns … His 51 receptions are tied for the fifth-most in a single season at Tech … Saw action on offense and special teams in the season opener against Alabama …Caught four passes for 58 yards against Western Carolina … Racked up 63 yards on seven catches at East Carolina … Scored his first career touchdown in his first start, finishing the day with two catches for 15 yards, against Marshall … Caught four passes for 44 yards at Georgia Tech … Connected with Logan Thomas on an 83-yard reception as part of a four-catch, 123-yard outing against North Carolina … Caught four passes for 46 yards against Pittsburgh … Brought in four passes for 26 yards against Duke … Hauled in five passes for 49 yards at Boston College … Notched the second 100-plus yard receiving game of his career with 105 yards on six catches at Miami … Scored a touchdown, finishing the Maryland game with six catches for 69 yards … Caught three passes for 37 yards at Virginia … Got the start in the Sun Bowl, catching two passes for 25 yards … Also returned punts in the game.
2012: Played in six games … Was in on 20 total plays, 12 on offense and eight on special teams … Saw time on special teams against Austin Peay … Was in on eight offensive plays against Bowling Green … Was in on two offensive snaps against Duke … Saw action on special teams against Florida State … Returned a punt 4 yards against Rutgers in the Russell Athletic Bowl … Posted a 35-inch vertical jump in off-season workouts … Had an 18-yard reception during the last spring scrimmage … Contributed a 9-yard reception and a 5-yard punt return in the spring game.
2011: Played in four games, totaling 18 offensive snaps ... Saw first collegiate action at wide receiver at Marshall ... Picked up two plays against BC on offense ... Saw brief action on offense at Georgia Tech ... Made first collegiate reception for 15 yards at Virginia.
2010: Redshirted during the fall, while working as a flanker … His NFL shuttle time of 4.04 was the second best among the receivers and fifth best on the team … Caught three passes for 29 yards during the third scrimmage of spring practice … Returned a kickoff 19 yards during the Maroon-White game … Also ran a reverse in that game for a 9-yard gain.
High School: Saw action as a free safety, running back and receiver for Coach Bill McIntyre at First Colonial … Also picked up some work as a return man and holder … Was named first-team All-Beach District as a punt returner … Was second-team All-Tidewater District as an athlete … Earned the All-Around Pure Football Player Award at a summer combine.
Personal: William Spencer Byrn … 6/14/92 in Long Beach, CA … Son of Spencer and Kim Byrn … Majoring in communication with a concentration in multimedia journalism.