Western Kentucky Class of 2017 Football Class: Signed LB Kyle Bailey

Western Kentucky Class of 2017 Football Class: Signed LB Kyle Bailey. WKU Insider takes a closer look at the Hilltoppers signee.

http://www.scout.com/player/198121-kyle-bailey

BIO:  Bremen, Ga.,linebacker Kyle Bailey is rated as a three-star prospect by Scout.com.  He was a Region First Team selection after registering 88 tackles, including 14 for a loss.  Also a running back at Bremen, Bailey rushed for more 1,700 yards as a senior earning First Team All-State and Region Offensive MVP of the Year honors.

RECRUITMENT:  He also considered Minnesota, Tulane, Vanderbilt, Virginia and others during the recruiting process.

QUOTABLE:  "I'm very excited to get up there and start grinding."

EVALUATION:  The two-way standout isn't afraid of contact, in fact, he's often the first to initiate.  Great size and understanding of the game has helped him flourish at both spots.

BOTTOM LINE: A physical linebacker, Bailey has the size and mentality to become an immediate contributor.


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