Honors: 2009 - Named 3rd team All-Sun Belt by Rivals.com ... Earned the most improved award for running backs at the conclusion of spring drills ... Earned a Helmet Sticker award from ESPN.com on Nov. 1.
2009: Played in 12 games and had six starts ... Paced all running back with 545 total snaps including a season-high 70 at Maryland ... Led all backs with 11 winning grades from the coaching staff ... Finished second on the team with a career-best 857 yards rushing on 139 attempts for a 6.2-yard average ... Also had three rushing touchdowns ... Added 14 receptions for 182 yards and a score ... Recorded six plays of 30 or more yards on the season to rank third on the team ... Rushed five times for 32 yards and his first career touchdown in win over Memphis ... Made his first career start at Maryland and had 34 rushing yards on 10 attempts to go with two receptions ... Had 18 carries for 62 yards at North Texas ... Shared the team lead with 53 yards on six carries at Troy to go with two receptions ... Did not play against Mississippi State ... Rushed for 63 yards on 10 carries and a touchdown in win over WKU ... Registered 140 yards on 13 carries and a touchdown at FAU to go along with two receptions ... Had 22 carries for 110 yards against FIU to give him back-to-back 100-yard rushing games for the first time in his career ... Put together his third straight 100-yard game with a career-best 177 yards on 20 carries in win over Louisiana ... Led the Blue Raiders with 80 yards rushing on 11 carries against ASU while also adding a career long 80-yard touchdown reception ... Had 67 yards on just nine carries in win over ULM.
2008: Played in just two games and saw action in seven snaps ... Had just one rushing attempt and one reception on the season ... Did not play against Troy ... Had one rushing attempt in win over Maryland ... Hauled in his first career reception at Kentucky for two yards ... Did not play at Arkansas State or against FAU or FIU due to a knee injury ... Did not make a return to the field the rest of the season.
2007: Took a redshirt year ... Started out at receiver, moved to safety, and then was switched to running back toward the end of the year.
High School: Played just his senior season at Armwood High School after transferring from King High School ... Helped lead Armwood to a 11-2 record after averaging 21 yards a catch and 38 yards per return on kickoffs ... Was an all-county pick as a kick returner ... Rushed for 110 yards on eight carries and two touchdowns against Durant ... Lettered in football and track ... Placed third in the state in the 100 meters as a junior (10.5) ... Played senior year for Coach Sean Callahan.
Full Name: Deondre Robert Kyles ... Parents: Tony Kyles and Lina Mitchell ... Born: 6/26/88 ... Major: Organizational Communication.