PLAYER
Kerry Hyder
DE #61
Height:
6-2
Weight:
270
Age:
25
College:
Texas Tech
Hometown:
Austin, TX
Experience:
1

Quick Stats (2016):

TCKL
36
SCK
8.0
FF
0
INT
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Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
GGSTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
TOTAL 36 23 13 8.0 0 1 0 0 -- 0 0 0 1
2016 DET 16 2 36 23 13 8.0 -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 1
2015 DET 1 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Recent Games
WKOppResultTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
TotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
1 @IND W 39-35 3 2 1 2.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2 TEN L 15-16 1 1 0 1.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
3 @GB L 27-34 2 2 0 1.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
4 @CHI L 14-17 1 1 0 1.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
5 PHI W 24-23 1 1 0 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
6 LA W 31-28 3 3 0 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
7 WAS W 20-17 3 3 0 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 1
8 @HOU L 13-20 3 2 1 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
9 @MIN W 22-16 3 2 1 2.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
11 JAX W 26-19 3 2 1 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
12 MIN W 16-13 -- 0 0 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
13 @NO W 28-13 3 1 2 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
14 CHI W 20-17 2 2 0 1.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
15 @NYG L 6-17 5 1 4 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
16 @DAL L 21-42 2 0 2 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
17 GB L 24-31 1 0 1 0.0 -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --

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Biography

Hyder joined the Lions as a member of the practice squad in 2015 following a stint with the New York Jets practice squad in 2014. Entered the NFL with the Jets as an unrestricted free agent in 2014 out of Texas Tech.

TRANSACTIONS

  • Signed by the Lions to the active roster from the practice squad on January 2, 2016.
  • Signed by the Lions to the practice squad on September 6, 2015
  • Released by the Lions on September 5, 2015.
  • Signed by the Detroit Lions to a Reserve/Future contract on January 6, 2015.
  • Signed by the Jets to the practice squad on September 1, 2014.
  • Released by the Jets on August 30, 2014.
  • Signed by the New York Jets as an undrafted rookie free agent on May 11, 2014.

PRO
Hyder joined the Lions as a member of the practice squad in 2015 following a stint with the New York Jets practice squad in 2014. Entered the NFL with the Jets as an unrestricted free agent in 2014 out of Texas Tech.

2015: In Week 17 at Chicago (1/3), signed to the active roster from the practice squad and saw action on defense and special teams.

2014: Member of the New York Jets practice squad for the 2014 season.

COLLEGE
A four-year contributor at Texas Tech, Hyder finished his career by starting in 41 of 49 games and totaled 176 tackles (125 solo), 11 sacks, 34 tackles for loss, six forced fumbles, two fumble recoveries and 10 pass defenses.

  • Senior year honors include: All-Big 12 Second Team, Big 12 Broadcasters All-Conference First Team, AP All-Big 12 Second Team, midseason Kansas City Star Big 12 Defensive MVP, Midseason FOX Sports All-Big 12 First Team, Midseason Phil Steele All-Big 12 First Team, Midseason San Antonio Express-News All-Big 12 First Team, Preseason Dave Campbellā€™s All-Texas Team, Preseason College Football News Big 12 Top Players (No. 20), Preseason College Football News All-Big 12 First Team, Preseason All-Big 12 (media), Lombardi Award Watch List, Bronko Nagurski Watch List, Outland Trophy Watch List, Preseason Phil Steele All-Big 12 First Team and Preseason Athlon Big-12 First Team.

PERSONAL
Ranked as the No. 40 defensive end recruit in the country by Scout.com out of Lyndon B. Johnson (Texas) High School. Named Class 4A All-State Second Team as a senior.

  • Majored in business at Texas Tech.
  • Has five siblings.

Recent Articles

  • Player awards: Most Improved

    Posted Jan 13, 2017

    Defensive end Kerry Hyder was named the Chuck Hughes Most Improved Player Award winner by his teammates.

  • TWENTYMAN: Lions promote Kerry Hyder

    By Tim Twentyman - Posted Jan 2, 2016

    With Jason Jones doubtful to play Sunday in Chicago because of a neck injury, the Lions have promoted Kerry Hyder from their practice squad.

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