Skyhawk Football | Kyle Akin - 16

YearRS Sophomore
HometownJackson, Tenn.
Height/Weight6-2 - 210 lbs.

2016: Saw action in two games at quarterback…Completed 2-of-3 pass attempts for 48 yards…Tossed one touchdown and zero interceptions…Played against both Bacone College (Sept. 17) and Eastern Illinois (Nov. 5)…Completed 2-of-3 passes against Bacone College for 48 yards, including a 45-yard touchdown.

2015: Redshirted.

BEFORE UTM: Broke multiple passing records under head coach Blake Butler at nearby Trinity Christian Academy in Jackson…Led the Lions to two District 15A championships and a Class 2A state semifinalist berth in 2013…Wrapped up his career as the TSSAA all-time leader in career passing yards (11,131)…Was named All-West Tennessee Player of the Year by the Jackson Sun and the Tennessee Titans Mr. Football Class A Back of the Year as a senior…Posted a 30-16 record as a four-year starter, including a 20-4 mark in his junior and senior campaigns…Completed 68.3 percent of his passes (218-for-319) for 3,265 yards and 42 touchdowns against six interceptions as a senior…Also added 50 rushing attempts for 332 yards and three more touchdowns…Tossed six touchdowns each in back-to-back weeks against South Gibson and Scotts Hill…Threw five touchdown passes – including a game-winner with four seconds remaining – against Evangelical Christian School…Participated in the eighth annual Toyota East-West Tennessee All-Star Game, passing for a game-high 68 yards on 7-of-11 passing for the West team in a 28-16 victory.

PERSONAL: Born on Oct. 25, 1996…Son of Andy and Norma Lin Akin…Has two siblings, Audrey and Laney…Comes from a UT Martin family, as sister Audrey currently attends UT Martin while uncle Brad and aunt Emily are both UT Martin graduates…Majoring in business and global affairs.

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