KIRBY’S 1ST FRESHMEN CLASS 2016 :
- -0- STARTS 11 games played-in Brian Herrien # 19 best running back in the nation a bruiser with 4.45 speed in the 40-yard dash with 44″ vertical leap DUAL-THREAT
- 11 STARTS 12 games played-in # 2 Quarterback in the Nation Jake Eason.
- 4 STARTS 12 games played-in # 1 Tight End in the Nation Isaac Nauta.
- 6 STARTS 12 games played-in # 7 Defensive Tackle in the Nation Julian Rochester McEachern High School.
- REDSHIRTED CURIOUSLY # 7 Offensive Guard in the Nation Ben Cleveland Stephens County High.
- -0- STARTS 11 games played-in # 28 Wide Receiver in the Nation Riley Ridley
- -0- STARTS 11 games played-in # 36 Cornerback in the Nation Tyrique McGhee Peach County
- REDSHIRTED # 17 Defensive End in the Nation. Chauncey Manac Clinch County
- REDSHIRTED # 19 Offensive Guard in the Nation. Chris Barnes Lee County..
- 9 STARTS 9 games played-in as our Starting Punter the first 9 games injured dislocated kneecap surgery. # 10 Punter in the Nation Marshall Long China Grove North Carolina.
- 2 STARTS 11 games played-in # 5 Best Athlete in the Nation. Charlie Woerner. Rabun County
- -0- STARTS 10 games played-in # 1 Athlete in the Nation Mecole Hardman Jr 2-Way Player & Special Teams Elbert County
- -0- STARTS 5 games played-in # 12 Running Back in the Nation Elijah Holyfield. Woodward
- -0- STARTS 1 game played-in RIPPED REDSHIRT OFF GAME 3 for one single solitary play ONLY. # 40 Offensive Guard in the Nation Solomon Kindley. Jacksonville Florida
- -0- STARTS 7 games played-in # 21 Defensive Tackle in the Nation Michail Carter. Jackson High
- -0- STARTS 5 games played-in # 40 Wide Receiver in the Nation Tyler Simmons stolen from Alabama McEachern
- 4 STARTS 11 games played-in # 41 Defensive End in the Nation David Marshall Upson-Lee Thomaston
- -0- STARTS 11 games played-in # 22 Defensive Tackle in the Nation Tyler Clark Americus
- -0- STARTS 6 games played-in # 11 Inside Linebacker in the Nation Jaleel Laguins Oconee County
# 3 best AVERAGE RANKING in the nation of our 2016 Signed Class 3 February 2016 in Rivals Team Rankings.
OTHER 1ST YEAR STARTERS 2016 FOR KIRBY :
- 12 STARTS 12 games played-in Tyler Catalina OT
- 10 STARTS 12 games played-in LOST BOTH GAMES DID NOT START. Maurice Smith Mo Smith starter at Alabama at CB 2013 one game, 2014 one game, 2015 played 15 games no START also Player of the Week on Special Teams. Under Armour All-American # 5 CB 2013 Scout.com
- 2 STARTS 11 games played-in # 3 JUCO Wide Receiver in the Nation Javon Wims. Our only JUCO. Miami Florida.
Mark Richt left Kirby only 2 seniors and 6 juniors on the 2-Deep Depth Chart. This is the # 93 ranked team 2016-2017 in terms of depth chart seniority in the nation for this 2016 season according to Phil Steele. This is why so many this 2016 season get a start for Kirby in their 1st year with the team this blog had reported and guaranteed all off-season leading-up to the season.