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#47 Kyle Sheehan
Position: Tight End
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 240
Year: Senior
Hometown: Grayson, Ga.
High School: Fairmont (Minn.) H.S.
Major: HPER/History
Experience: 3 Letters
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Kyle has played on both sides of the ball at SDSU, but has settled into a role as a tight end and blocking back on offense ... was granted an extra year of eligibility after battling injuries early in career

Saw action in all 11 games, helping pave the way for 1,000-yard rusher Kyle Minett ... caught passes against Indiana State and North Dakota

Played in all 12 games ... hauled in receptions in four games, including career-long 13-yarder against Northern Iowa ... caught first career pass against Indiana State, covering nine yards ... notched five kickoff returns as upback on special teams, including 15-yarder in playoff game at Montana

Appeared in all 12 games, but did not factor into any individual statistics for offense that led conference in scoring (35.6 points) and total offense (405.2 yards) per game

Sidelined for season due to injury

Joined the team in the fall after transferring from Purdue ... played in two games as a defensive lineman before being injured ... granted injury hardship ... recorded two tackles in collegiate debut at Nicholls State (La.)

Graduated from Fairmont (Minn.) High School in December of 2005, then went through spring drills at Purdue before transferring to SDSU ... earned first-team all-state honors from MinnesotaPreps.com as a senior in his lone season at Fairmont ... named Southern Minnesota Alliance Defensive Player of the Year under the direction of coach Troy Cody ... credited with 66 tackles, including 13 1/2 for loss and 3 1/2 sacks, and forced four fumbles ... also caught eight passes for 92 yards and a touchdown as a tight end ... previously attended Grayson High School in Loganville, Ga., where he was an all-county selection and played on two state playoff teams ... conference champion in discus ... member of the National Honor Society ... grandfather, Terry Sheehan, played football at Purdue from 1957-59