28 - Eugene Byrd
Eugene Byrd
Height: 5-9
Weight: 180
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Philadelphia, Pa.
High School: Northeast Catholic
Position: RB
Major: Sports Management

2012 (Sophomore): Appeared in ten games and ran for 125 yards and two touchdowns on 28 carries... Averaged 4.5 yards per carry... Had a long of 34 yards... Also caught a pair of passes for 11 yards... Had four carries for ten yards in season opener at East Texas Baptist... Caught an 11-yard pass against Birmingham Southern... Scored first career touchdown while rushing for 24 yards on five carries against Virginia-Lynchburg... Had a pair of carries in each of next two games, including a touchdown at Huntingdon... Ran the ball a season-high six times against Apprentice... Carried the ball four times in each home playoff game with 48 yards against Mount Ida.

2011 (Freshman): Played in five games fighting injuries throughout the season and rushed for 63 yards on 13 carries averaging out to 4.8 yards per carry… Ran for 48 yards on seven carries at the Apprentice School (11/5).

2010:
Received medical hardship after breaking wrist vs. Delaware Valley...had nine carries for 36 yards before his injury.

Byrd's Career Rushing Statistics

YearGAtt  Yds.  TD  Lg  Avg.
201039360144.0
2011513630154.8
201210281252344.5
Totals  18  502242344.5

High School: Participated in football and track...All-Catholic running back...Player of the year...Honor Society.

Personal: Born 1/15/92...Son of Florence Brown...Brother to Felicia.