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Kyle Wilson
Player Profile:
Kyle Wilson 2724943
Position: LB
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 231
Year: Senior
Hometown: Wichita, Kan.
Other College: Hutchinson (Kan.) CC
Experience: 1 Letter

2017: Lindy's, Athlon and Preseason First Team All-Sun Belt Conference . . . Phil Steele's Preseason Second Team All-Sun Belt.

2016:  Sun Belt Conference All-Newcomer Team . . . Played in all 13 games, including the last nine as a starter . . . Finished the season with 79 tackles, 15.5 tackles for loss of 48 yards, 3.0 sacks and nine quarterback hurries . . . Ranked fourth on the team in tackles and 30th in the Sun Belt (6.1 per game) . . . Ranked third on the team in tackles for loss, but fourth in the Sun Belt (1.19 per game). . .3.0 sacks tied for 14th most in the league . . . Named the College Sports Madness SBC Defensive Player of the Week (Oct. 9) after recording 13 tackles and three tackles for loss -- both season highs -- against Georgia Southern . . . Recorded at least five tackles in nine games . . . Narrowly missed double-figure stops against Auburn with nine and also had seven in three other games, including the Cure Bowl . . . Tallied at least 1.0 tackle for loss in 10 outings, including 2.5 against both Louisiana-Lafayette and UCF . . . Posted a season-high 1.5 sacks against UCF, but also had 1.0 TFL against Georgia State and 0.5 versus New Mexico State . . . A-State Athletics Director's Honor Roll member.

HUTCHINSON COMMUNITY COLLEGE:  Named All-KJCCC as an honorable mention choice in 2015 after leading Hutchinson in tackles with 94 to his credit . . . Posted 14 tackles for loss, three sacks, one forced fumble and two pass break-ups as a sophomore . . . 94 stops were  the 24th most in the NJCAA, while he ranked tied for 35th in tackles for loss . . . Tallied a double-figure tackles total in four outings, including a career-high 15 against Ellsworth Community College . . . Freshman season saw him post 78 tackles, eight tackles for loss, 0.5 sacks, one forced fumble and a fumble recovery . . . Helped lead the Blue Dragons to their first ever 11-win season, a Jayhawk Conference title and No. 4 ranking in the final NJCAA Poll in 2014.

HIGH SCHOOL:  Prior to his time at Hutchinson, Wilson was a second-team All-City League selection and Capital Journal All-Class 6A honorable mention choice while attending Wichita South High School.

PERSONAL:  Born Nov. 2, 1995 . . . Communication Studies major . . . Participated in A-State Athletics' study abroad trip to London in the summer of 2017.

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