Kyle Kosier Bio

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OL Kyle Kosier Profile

2005 (Detroit)
* Saw action in all 16 games for the Detroit Lions, including 11 starts. Made his first start as a Lion at left guard vs. Chicago (10/30).

2004 (San Francisco)
* Started in all 16 games (six at right guard and 10 at left tackle).

* In his third start at left tackle, helped the offense pile up a total of 448 yards vs. Arizona (10/10).

* Started at Arizona (12/12) at right guard and helped the offense total 352 yards during the game.

2003 (San Francisco)
* Appeared in 16 games with 12 starts

* Saw action at right tackle, left guard and right guard during the course of the season.

* Started at right tackle and helped the offensive line hold Chicago (9/7) without a sack.

* Started at right tackle and helped the 49ers generate 390 total yards at St. Louis (9/14) * As the starting left guard, assisted his team in tallying 325 total yards vs. Detroit (10/5).

* Saw extensive action at left guard after Eric Heitmann left game with ankle injury at Seattle (10/12),

* Started at left guard and helped team rush for season-high 212 yards vs. Tampa Bay (10/19).

* Started at right guard and helped team total 290 yards vs. Seattle (12/27).

2002 (San Francisco)
* Saw action in 15 games with one start.

* Played in both postseason games, seeing action at right guard and on special teams vs. New York Giants (1/5) in the NFC Wild Card Game.

* Contributed on special teams at Tampa Bay (1/12) in the NFC Divisional Playoff Game. * Saw action on special teams and returned one kickoff for 10 yards vs. Kansas City (11/10).

* Saw action at left tackle and on special teams Weeks 11-12.

* Made his first career start at right guard and also saw action at left tackle at St. Louis (12/30).

College Bio
Started last 23 games for Arizona State ... Saw action in 1,476 plays ... All-Pac-10 honorable mention as a senior, starting 11 games at right tackle ... Posted 90 key blocks/knockdowns ... Assisted offense's gain of 426.4 yards per game ... Started 11 games at right offensive guard as junior ... Assisted offense's gain of 379.3 yards per game ... Played in 10 games as top reserve during sophomore season ... Started final two games vs. Arizona and Wake Forest at right guard ... Graded at 81 percent in 34 plays vs. Washington ... Earned "Hog-of-the-Week" honors and season-best 90-percent grading while playing all 78 downs in Sun Devil victory over Arizona ... Moved from defensive line to offensive line as freshman ... Made one appearance at left tackle ... Redshirted as freshman in 1997.

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