CAREER HIGHS Tackles: 11, vs. Baylor (2012)
Tackles For Loss: 2.5, at TCU (2012)
Sacks: 2, at Iowa State (2012)
Fumbles Recovered: 1, at Iowa State (2012)
* Indicates most recent high
2012 Austin American Statesman All-Big 12 (1st Team)... Phil Steele All-Big 12 (2nd Team)... Dallas Morning News All-Big 12 (1st Team)... Waco Tribune-Herald All-Big 12 (1st Team)... San Antonio Express-News All-Big 12 (1st Team)... AP All-Big 12 (1st Team)... All-Big 12 Defensive Lineman of the Year (Honorable Mention)...All-Big 12 (2nd Team)... CBS Sports All-Big 12 (1st Team)... Midseason Phil Steele All-Big 12 (2nd Team)... Midseason CBS Sports All-Big 12 (1st Team)... Midseason ESPN All-Big 12 (1st Team)... College Football Performance Award - Hon. Mention National Defensive Lineman of the Week (9/3)... BIG 12 RANKINGS: fifth in tackles for a loss (14.0)... seventh in sacks (5.5)... ranked third in the Big 12 with 10.5 tackles for a loss in league play... most tackles for a loss by a Red Raider in Big 12 play since Brandon Sharpe had 14.0 in 2009... played in 13 games (13 starts) with 56 tackles (42 solo, 14 assisted) with a team-leading 14 tackles for a loss of 47 yards and tied for the team lead with 5.5 sacks (Dartwan Bush)... broke up four passes and recovered one fumble... had five or more tackles on five occasions... had at least one tackle for a loss in seven games... had 4.5 tackles for a loss in the final four games of the season... tallied four tackles (one solo) with one sack and 0.5 tackles for a loss against Minnesota (12/28) in the Meineke Car Care Bowl of Texas at Reliant Stadium... led the team with 11 tackles (five solo), including two tackles for a loss of three yards against Baylor (11/24) at Cowboys Stadium... had two tackles (both solo) at No. 24 Oklahoma State (11/17)... made eight tackles (six solo) with two tackles for a loss and a sack against Kansas (11/10)... notched four tackles (all solo) against No. 22 Texas (11/3)... collected four tackles (three solo), including one for a loss of three and broke up a pass at No. 3 Kansas State (10/27)... made five tackles (four solo) with 2.5 tackles for a loss of nine yards and had a sack (loss of 6) at No. 21 TCU (10/20)... collected six tackles (all solo), including one for a loss of two, against No. 4 West Virginia (10/13)... had two tackles (both solo) against No. 14 Oklahoma (10/6)... tallied five tackles (four solo) with two sacks (loss of 11) and recovered first career fumble at Iowa State (9/29)... became the first Red Raider with two sacks in a game since 2010 (Pearlie Graves, 2 - at Colorado)... notched two tackles (both solo) against New Mexico (9/15)... broke up one pass at Texas State (9/8)... made three tackles - all for a loss - with two pass breakups and one sack (loss of 4) in season opener against Northwestern State (9/1).
2011 Played in 12 games (12 starts) with 42 tackles (29 solo) while making 5.0 tackles for a loss (loss of 10 yards), 1.5 sacks, forced one fumble, broke up three passes and had three quarterback hurries... fifth on the team in tackles... had six games making at least five tackles... made five tackles (three solo) against No. 18 Baylor at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington (11/26)... had six tackles (two solo) with 0.5 credited with a sack at Missouri (11/19)... posted two tackles (both solo) with one tackle for a loss with a pass breakup and a quarterback hurry against No. 2 Oklahoma State (11/12)... notched five tackles (one solo) at No. 25 Texas (11/5)... joined teammate Alex Torres as a captain for game against the Longhorns... tallied five tackles (all solo) with 1.0 tackles for a loss against Iowa State (10/29)... made two tackles (both solo) at No. 1 Oklahoma (10/22)... collected two tackles (both solo) against No. 17 Kansas State (10/15)... made one tackle (solo) against No. 24 Texas A&M (10/8)... tallied seven tackles (four solo) with 0.5 tackles for a loss at Kansas (10/1)... made five tackles (all solo) with two tackles for a loss of seven yards, including one sack against Nevada (9/24)... notched two tackles (both solo), broke up one pass and forced one fumble at New Mexico (9/17)... made season debut with one quarterback hurry in season opener against Texas State (9/3).
Played in 11 games (3 starts) making 13 tackles (six solo) with 3.5 tackles for a loss of 17 yards, two sacks and broke up two passes, forced two fumbles and had two quarterback hurries on the season... made two tackles (one solo) and posted 1.5 tackles for a loss with one quarterback hurry against Northwestern in the TicketCity Bowl (1/1) at the Cotton Bowl in Dallas... broke up one pass against Houston (11/27)... collected two tackles (both solo) with one sack for a loss of 10 yards, broke up one pass and forced a fumble against Weber State (11/20)... made three tackles (one solo) and forced one fumble at Texas A&M (10/30)... recorded first career sack (six-yard loss) and had four tackles (one solo) at New Mexico (9/11)...made career debut with a tackle (solo) on SMU's (9/5) second drive of the game during the season opener.
Three-star (Rivals.com, Scout.com) defensive end from Lyndon B. Johnson High School in Austin, Texas ... PrepStar All-Midlands Region ... No. 40 defensive end nationally, per Scout.com ... No. 52 defensive end nationally, according to Rivals.com ... tough, imposing presence ... good short area quickness and explodes to the ball ... Class 4A All-State second team ... possesses good size, athleticism and plays aggressive ... senior season was first at defensive end ... totaled over 100 tackles for the second-straight season ... had 153 tackles and five sacks as a junior and showed his athleticism with two interceptions ... clocked at 4.6 in the 40 ... also received offers from Utah, Toledo, Cincinnati, Iowa State, Minnesota and New Mexico ... High School Coach: Demo Odems.
Kerry Hyder Jr. ... born May 2, 1991, in Austin, Texas ... Kerry Hyder and Jacqueline Nash ... has five siblings ... cousin, Chris Houston, plays for the Detroit Lions ... majoring in restaurant, hotel and institutional management.