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Michael  Boyd


Daingerfield, TX

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Height / Weight:
5-8 / 187



2004: Michael Boyd will begin the season sharing the top spot on the Baylor depth chart at outside safety with Willie Andrews and will also be listed No. 2 at cornerback behind Anthony Arline.

2003: Appeared in 12 games for the Bears, seeing action in the secondary and on special teams to earn his first varsity letter ... Credited with 15 tackles for the year, 14 of which were solo stops ... Also had a blocked kick and a fumble recovery ... Had a career-high five tackles, all solo, against No. 19 Texas ... Also had three stops at both Texas A&M and Kansas State ... His blocked punt at Kansas was returned for a touchdown by teammate James Todd ... Made first career fumble recovery against the Longhorns ... Started Baylor's season-opener against UAB.

2002: Lone appearance of season was on special teams against Samford, but he was not credited with any tackles in the game.

2001: Started at right cornerback as a true freshman, at home against Oklahoma State ... Pressed into duty after injuries depleted the Bear secondary ... Credited with three tackles and a pass deflection against the Cowboys ... Named to the fall Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll.

High School: Daingerfield High School, Daingerfield, Texas ... Lettered four years in both football and track, twice in basketball ... Named 16-3A MVP in 1999 ... Named 16-3A offensive MVP in 2000 ... All-East Texas pick as a quarterback in 2000 and a cornerback in 1999 ... In 2000, rushed for 750 yards and passed for 800 yards ... Named to Who's Who Among American High School Students ... Coached by Randy McFarlin at the District 16-3A school.

Personal: The son of Brenda Orange, Michael Ray Boyd was born Oct. 7, 1981, in Dallas ... Cousin of former Baylor standout Thomas Everett, a two-time All-Southwest Conference performer and winner of the inaugural Thorpe Award in 1986 ... Speech communication major.


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