Greg Byrne's Wildcat Wednesday

2014: Played in five games as a reserve center … Earned his first career start in the Fiesta Bowl vs. Boise State … Member of the offensive line that blocked for the Wildcats to average 463.6 yards of offense per game and 34.5 points per game … Running back Nick Wilson (1,375 yards) and quarterback Anu Solomon (3,793 yards) set school freshman records in their respective categories.

2013: Played in five games … Member of the offensive line that allowed for Ka’Deem Carey to rush for 1,885 yards and 19 touchdowns … Additionally, B.J. Denker threw for 2,516 yards and 16 scores … Arizona’s offense averaged 33.5 points per game, totaled 311 first downs and averaged 458.5 yards of offense per game.

2012: Did not compete during his first year at Arizona while recovering from an injury.

Before Arizona: Redshirted the season at Colorado Mesa in 2011.


High School: Lettered in football (offensive line) and track and field (shot put/discus) at Chaparral High School  … Named honorable mention all-region in 2011 … Team won back-to-back-to-back state championships and earned a 14-0 record during senior year.


Personal: Son of former UA defensive tackle Dave and Jan Wood, both UA grads ... Father also spent two seasons in the NFL with the ‘49ers … Uncle, Brent, played linebacker on the same UA teams as dad … Brother of Arizona tight end, Trevor … Majoring in economy and industry.