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Kyle Sackrider
Kyle Sackrider

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Battle Creek, Mich.

High School:
Harper Creek

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 245

Position:
TE

Birthdate:
04/26/1984

Experience:
SQ


Third-year walk-on adds depth at tight end . . . has added 40 pounds to his frame since the beginning of the 2003 campaign . . . had an 8-yard reception in the April 2 scrimmage . . . AS A FRESHMAN: Made special teams appearances vs. Rutgers and Central Michigan in 2004 . . . made the transition from wide receiver to tight end during spring drills . . . had two catches for 12 yards in the April 24 scrimmage . . . 2003 SEASON: Redshirted . . . HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Two-year starter for Coach Ed Greenman at Harper Creek High School in Battle Creek, Mich. . . . second-team all-state selection in 2002 . . . also earned all-league, all-city and all-area honors as a senior . . . rewrote the Harper Creek single-season record book with 56 receptions for 1,300 yards (23.2 avg.) and 19 touchdowns in 2002 . . . saw action at every defensive position, except linebacker, as a senior . . . caught 38 passes for 700 yards and 15 TDs as a junior . . . also started every game at defensive end in 2001 . . . three-year starter at forward for the Beavers' basketball team, scoring a school-record 1,079 career points . . . earned three letters in track . . . finished seventh in the 110 hurdles at the 2003 Division 2 state finals after claiming fifth in the event as a junior in 2002 . . . lettered in tennis as a freshman, advancing to the state tournament . . . graduated from Harper Creek with a 3.5 grade-point average . . . son of Mark and Nancy Sackrider . . . born April 26, 1984 . . . majoring in agribusiness management.