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    Kyle Hudson
    21 Kyle Hudson
    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Mattoon, Ill.

    High School:
    Mattoon

    Height / Weight:
    5-11 / 167

    Position:
    WR

    Experience:
    2-1

    2007: Played in 12 of 13 games, starting 10 at wide receiver ... Ranked seventh in the Big Ten in punt return average ... Caught three passes for 26 yards at Ohio State, his most receptions since grabbing four passes against Missouri ... Caught a six-yard pass and returned one punt for one yard against No. 25 Michigan ... Caught a six-yard pass at Iowa and returned one punt for eight yards ... Returned one punt for two yards against No. 21 Penn State ... Returned four punts for 22 yards at Indiana ... Returned five punts for 40 yards at Syracuse ... Caught two passes for 21 yards against Western Illinois ... Returned four punts for 51 yards, including a long of 34 against WIU ... Caught four passes for 66 yards and 41-yard touchdown, and returned one punt for four yards against Missouri.

    2006: Played in all 12 games, starting 11 ... Led the team in catches for the second straight season ... Also had the team's most receiving yardage ... Had one catch for 27 yards vs. Purdue ... Recorded four catches for 19 yards vs. Ohio State ... Caught three passes for 26 yards at Wisconsin ... Caught three passes for 40 yards at Penn State ... Caught three passes for 15 yards against Ohio ... Caught a career-high two TD passes against Indiana and finished with three catches for 92 yards and two scores ... Caught three passes for 33 yards on Illinois' game-winning drive at Michigan State ... For the game at MSU, caught four passes for 41 yards ... Caught three passes for 39 yards against Iowa ... Caught three passes for 87 yards and a touchdown against Syracuse ... His 69-yard TD?catch against the Orange was a career-best and the 13th-longest in school history ... Caught three passes for 17 yards against Eastern Illinois ... A two-sport athlete, he also started in 53 games in centerfield for the Illini baseball team ... Finished second on the team with a .351 batting average, .427 on-base percentage and 16 stolen bases.

    2005: Was named the University of Illinois' Newcomer of the Year ... Two-sport athlete, who lettered in both football and baseball in 2005-06 ... Named the team's Rookie of the Year and Most Outstanding Wide Receiver ... Was the team's leading receiver with 469 yards as a true freshman ... Posted seven catches over 25 yards, including a 43-yarder at California ... Had a career day with 10 catches for 114 yards and a touchdown against Wisconsin ... Also had one rush for 24 yards that game ... Averaged 15.1 yards per catch in 2005 ... Came 42 yards short of breaking the freshman receiving record ... Recorded 83 yards on six catches at Iowa ... Had 76 yards on a pair of receptions at Cal ... Caught four passes for 68 yards at Indiana ... Was the baseball team's starting centerfielder, leading the team in hitting with a .370 average in all games and .375 in conference play ... Was 22-for-54 during the Big Ten season, while connecting on 45-for-112 for the entire season ... Also stole 10 bases in 14 attempts ... Started 34-of-35 games played, while playing only part-time during spring football ... Missed 22 baseball games during football practices.

    High School: Played both receiver and defensive back as a senior ... Averaged 15.9 yards per reception ... Also recorded 25 solo tackles and four interceptions, two returned for touchdowns ... Three-time all-area and all-conference performer ... Earned special mention all-state honors as a senior ... Earned letters in football, basketball, track and baseball ... As a junior, won the state high jump title with a jump of 6'10" ... In 2003, tied the state playoff record with three interceptions in one game ... Selected to play in Illinois Shriners All-State game ... High school football coach was Gerald Temples.

    Personal: Full name is Kyle Jordan Hudson ... Born Jan. 7, 1987 ... Son of Darryl Hudson and Gayle Patrem ... Majoring in sport management ... Father played baseball at Lakeland College ... Sister, Kelsey, played basketball at Lakeland College ... Personal best 40 time was recorded at 4.4 seconds flat.


    Career Highs:

    Receptions: 10 vs. Wisconsin, 10/29/05
    Receiving Yards: 114 vs. Wisconsin, 10/29/05
    Long Reception: 69 vs. Syracuse, 9/16/06
    Touchdowns: 2 vs. Indiana, 10/7/06
    Carries: 1 vs. Wisconsin, 10/29/05
    Rushing Yards: 24 vs. Wisconsin, 10/29/05
    Long Run: 24 vs. Wisconsin, 10/29/05
    Punt Returns: 5 vs Syracuse, 9/15/07
    Punt Return Yards: 51 vs Western Illinois, 9/8/07
    All-Purpose Yards: 138 vs. Wisconsin, 10/29/05


    Hudson's Game-By-Game Statistics:

    2007 Rushing Receiving Passing Kick Ret Punt Ret all
    Date Opponent no. yds td lg no. yds td lg c-a-i yds td lg no. yds td lg no. yds td lg purp
    Sep 01, 2007 vs Missouri 0 0 0 0 4 66 1 41 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 0 4 70
    Sep 08, 2007 WESTERN ILLINOIS 0 0 0 0 2 21 0 17 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 51 0 34 72
    Sep 15, 2007 at Syracuse 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 40 0 11 40
    Sep 22, 2007 at Indiana 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 2 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 22 0 11 24
    Sep 29, 2007 PENN STATE 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 2
    Oct 06, 2007 WISCONSIN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Oct. 13, 2007 at Iowa 0 0 0 0 1 6 0 6 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 8 0 8 14
    Oct 20, 2007 MICHIGAN 0 0 0 0 1 6 0 6 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 7
    Nov 03, 2007 at Minnesota 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Nov 10, 2007 at Ohio State 0 0 0 0 3 26 0 14 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 26
    Nov 17, 2007 NORTHWESTERN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Totals 0 0 0 0 12 127 1 41 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 17 128 0 34 255

    Games played: 11
    Avg per catch: 10.6
    Punt ret avg: 7.5
    All purpose avg/game: 23.2

    2007 Tackles Sacks Fumble Int pass blkd PAT PAT
    Date Opponent solo ast total tfl yds no. yds ff fr yds no. yds qbh brup kick kicks rush rcv saf pts
    Sep 01, 2007 vs Missouri 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 6
    Sep 08, 2007 WESTERN ILLINOIS 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Sep 15, 2007 at Syracuse 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Sep 22, 2007 at Indiana 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Sep 29, 2007 PENN STATE 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Oct 06, 2007 WISCONSIN 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Oct. 13, 2007 at Iowa 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Oct 20, 2007 MICHIGAN 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Nov 03, 2007 at Minnesota 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Nov 10, 2007 at Ohio State 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Nov 17, 2007 NORTHWESTERN 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Totals 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 6


    2006 Rushing Receiving Passing Kick Ret Punt Ret all
    Date Opponent no. yds td lg no. yds td lg c-a-i yds td lg no. yds td lg no. yds td lg purp
    Sep 02, 2006 EASTERN ILLINOIS 0 0 0 0 3 17 0 11 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 17
    Sep 09, 2006 at RUTGERS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Sep 16, 2006 SYRACUSE 0 0 0 0 3 87 1 69 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 87
    Sep 23, 2006 IOWA 0 0 0 0 3 39 0 17 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 39
    Sep 30, 2006 at Michigan State 0 0 0 0 4 41 0 16 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 41
    Oct 07, 2006 INDIANA 0 0 0 0 3 92 2 53 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 92
    Oct 14, 2006 OHIO 0 0 0 0 3 15 0 17 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 15
    Oct 21, 2006 at Penn State 0 0 0 0 3 40 0 17 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 40
    Oct 28, 2006 at Wisconsin 0 0 0 0 3 26 0 10 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 26
    Nov 04, 2006 OHIO STATE 0 0 0 0 4 19 0 11 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 19
    Nov 11, 2006 PURDUE 0 0 0 0 1 27 0 27 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 27
    Nov 18 2006 at Northwestern 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Totals 0 0 0 0 30 403 3 69 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 403

    Games played: 12
    Avg per catch: 13.4
    All purpose avg/game: 33.6

    2006 Tackles Sacks Fumble Int pass blkd PAT PAT
    Date Opponent solo ast total tfl yds no. yds ff fr yds no. yds qbh brup kick kicks rush rcv saf pts
    Sep 02, 2006 EASTERN ILLINOIS 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Sep 09, 2006 at RUTGERS 0 1 1 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Sep 16, 2006 SYRACUSE 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 6
    Sep 23, 2006 IOWA 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Sep 30, 2006 at Michigan State 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Oct 07, 2006 INDIANA 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 12
    Oct 14, 2006 OHIO 1 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Oct 21, 2006 at Penn State 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Oct 28, 2006 at Wisconsin 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Nov 04, 2006 OHIO STATE 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Nov 11, 2006 PURDUE 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Nov 18 2006 at Northwestern 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Totals 1 1 2 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 18


    2005 Rushing Receiving Passing Kick Ret Punt Ret all
    Date Opponent no. yds td lg no. yds td lg c-a-i yds td lg no. yds td lg no. yds td lg purp
    Sep 03, 2005 RUTGERS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Sep 10, 2005 SAN JOSE STATE 0 0 0 0 2 76 0 43 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 76
    Sep 17, 2005 at California 0 0 0 0 2 16 0 9 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 16
    Sep 24, 2005 MICHIGAN STATE 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Oct. 1 2005 at Iowa 0 0 0 0 6 83 0 41 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 83
    Oct 8, 2005 at Indiana 0 0 0 0 4 68 0 34 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 68
    Oct 22, 2005 PENN STATE 0 0 0 0 2 16 0 9 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 16
    Oct 29, 2005 WISCONSIN 1 24 0 24 10 114 1 32 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 138
    Nov 5, 2005 at Ohio State 0 0 0 0 2 47 0 25 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 47
    Nov 12, 2005 at Purdue 0 0 0 0 2 41 0 33 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 41
    Nov 19, 2005 NORTHWESTERN 1 3 0 3 1 8 0 8 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 11
    Totals 2 27 0 24 31 469 1 43 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 496

    Games played: 11
    Avg per rush: 13.5
    Avg per catch: 15.1
    All purpose avg/game: 45.1
    Total offense avg/gm: 2.5

    2005 Tackles Sacks Fumble Int pass blkd PAT PAT
    Date Opponent solo ast total tfl yds no. yds ff fr yds no. yds qbh brup kick kicks rush rcv saf pts
    Sep 03, 2005 RUTGERS 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Sep 10, 2005 SAN JOSE STATE 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Sep 17, 2005 at California 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Sep 24, 2005 MICHIGAN STATE 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Oct. 1 2005 at Iowa 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Oct 8, 2005 at Indiana 1 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Oct 22, 2005 PENN STATE 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Oct 29, 2005 WISCONSIN 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 6
    Nov 5, 2005 at Ohio State 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Nov 12, 2005 at Purdue 1 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Nov 19, 2005 NORTHWESTERN 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Totals 2 0 2 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 6


    updated 5/08

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