2011: Took a redshirt year.
High School: Voted first team all-state for Class AAAAA by the Atlanta Journal Constitutional and the Associated Press ... Also earned all-region honors on offense and defense, while also garnering all-area and all-county accolades ... A two-star recruit by ESPN who was a two-way standout for M.L. King ... As a senior, he collected 94 tackles, two interceptions, two blocked punts, and two fumble recoveries, while adding 35 receptions for 723 yards and six touchdowns on offense to go with 245 rushing yards and two scores ... Also returned 12 kickoffs for 350 yards and a touchdown ... Played in the 2010 Georgia North vs South All-Star Game ... Lettered in football and track ... Played for Coach Michael Carson.
Full Name: Kevin L. Byard ... Parents: Kevin Byard Sr. and Artina Stanley ... Born: 8/17/93.