2011 (Redshirt Freshman): Dressed for nine games but did not see any game action... Sat out spring 2011 drills recovering from ankle injury.
2010 (True Freshman): Sat out first season at Baylor and participated on practice squad, redshirted to retain eligibility.
High School: All-state defensive lineman from Sulphur Springs (Texas) High School... Played for head coach Greg Owens at SSHS... Rated the 107th recruit in Texas by Scout.com... National position ranking among defensive ends: No. 75 by Scout.com and No. 104 by ESPN.com... Listed the No. 6 defensive end prospect in Texas by Dave Campbell's Texas Football... Led Sulphur Springs to 10-4 record, 4A DII state quarterfinals and No. 16 final ranking as senior in 2009... Earned 2009 all-state honors (Class 4A first-team by TheOldCoach.com, Class 4A second-team by Associated Press) after totaling 82 tackles, 18 tackles-for-loss, 12 sacks and 30 QB pressures... Helped Sulphur Springs to 14-2 record and DII 4A state championship as junior in 2008... Credited with 27 tackles, seven sacks, 19 pressures, one forced fumble and two breakups in 2008.
Personal: Son of Derick and Tammie Dial... Full name is Kedrick Lynn Dial... Born June 21, 1991, in Sulphur Springs, Texas... Major is speech communication.