Kye Stewart
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Kye Stewart

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Nashville, Tenn.

High School:
Pearl-Cohn

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 210

Position:
LB

Experience:
3L

Selected to represent ISU student-athletes at the 2007 NCAA Leadershape conference.

2006: Named to the All-Gateway first team ... appeared in 12 games, all starts at outside linebacker ... ranked second on the team in tackles and in the Gateway Football Conference with 126 ... led the team with 11 tackles for loss ... had 2.5 TFL's and a sack at Kansas State ... had 14 tackles, including nine solo stops, in a win over Central Arkansas and was named Gateway Defensive Player of the Week (9/10) ... collected a career-high 17 tackles and a sack against Southern Illinois to earn his second GFC weekly honor, while also being named a I-AA.org National Weekly All-Star and the Football Gazette National Defensive Player of the Week ... collected eight tackles and and a TFL in the playoff win at Eastern Illinois ... posted double-digit tackle efforts in eight of 13 games played.

2005: Started all 11 games at outside linebacker ... ranked second on the team and second in the Gateway with 93 tackles ... had six double-digit tackle games ... returned a fumble 42 yards for a touchdown at Eastern Illinois ... returned an interception 21 yards for a touchdown vs. Western Kentucky ... only defensive player to score twice on the season ... twice named GFC Defensive Player of the Week (9/17 and 10/15).

2004: Started the first two games before suffering a stress fracture in his leg ... returned for final four games ... ranked 10th on the team in tackles with 30 ... posted six tackles in each of the first two games before his injury.

2003: Redshirted.

Pearl-Cohn HS: Led the team with 109 tackles ... named all-city and all-region at linebacker ... as a senior, team finished 9-2 and claimed the district championship ... lettered in football and baseball ... as a freshman and sophomore played football at Jasper County High School ... a member of the National Honor Roll .... listed in Who's Who Among American High School Students ... coached by Maurice Fitzgerald at Pearl-Cohn.

Data: Born 2-17-85 in Nashville, Tenn. ... son of Kenneth Stewart ... major: communication studies ... once named to the AFNI Honor Roll.