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Christian Byrum
Player Profile:
Christian Byrum 1802961
Position: Safety
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 182
Year: Redshirt Junior
Hometown: Virginia Beach, Va.
High School: Tallwood

2017: Played in six games at safety and on special teams ... Notched 12 tackles and half a tackle for loss ... Made a season-high six tackles against North Carolina ... Had three tackles at No. 13 Virginia Tech.

2016: Played in eight games at safety and on special teams ... Registered 12 tackles and a fumble recovery ... Recorded a career-high and team-best 11 tackles in the Popeyes Bahamas Bowl victory over Eastern Michigan.

 

2015: Redshirted.

 

2014: Conference USA All-Freshman Team ... Played in nine games at safety, starting four ... Had 20 tackles and two interceptions on the season ... Just the second player in school history to intercept two passes in one game ... Had three tackles in the C-USA opener at Rice ... Notched four stops against Middle Tennessee ... Had career-best five tackles and two interceptions against Marshall.

 

High School: A 3-Star recruit by ESPN, Rivals and 247 Sports … Earned First-Team All-757 honors at defensive back … Named First-Team All-Beach District DB … A four-year starter at Tallwood … Helped Tallwood win four-straight games to end the season and make the playoffs … His junior year, recorded 65 tackles, four tackles for loss, seven pass breakups and one interception, while missing three games.

 

Personal: Son of David and Sandra Byrum ... Majoring in marketing.

 

CHRISTIAN BYRUM CAREER STATS

Year Games UT AT TOTAL TFL Sacks INT FF FR PBU
2014 9 13 7 20 0.0 0.0 2 0 0 2
2015 REDSHIRTED                  
2016 8 3 9 12 0.0 0.0 0 0 1 0
2017 6 6 6 12 0.5-1 0.0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 23 22 22 44 0.5-1 0.0 2 0 1 2

 

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