Safety, 6-2, 212
Has talent to contribute in secondary... Lyle needs to demonstrate
hitting and coverage ability to compete for starting safety
job... Though inexperienced, Commodores will need Lyle to
understand all facets of the new defense, and be a leader
on the field.
Played in 10 games... Most of season was spent on kickoff
units... Utilized in nickel packages and reserve safety...
Credited with six tackles... Posted three solo stops versus
Named All-City by Cincinnati Enquirer and Cincinnati Post...
Two-year starter in secondary... Made 69 tackles and had four
interceptions as a senior... Team played in state finals during
junior season... Invited to play in Ohio-Pennsylvania Big
33 Classic... Team captain in track... Ran 400 meters and
1,600-meter relay ... Relay team qualified for district championships.
Working toward degree in Human and Organizational Development,
concentrating on leadership track.
Son of Les and Julie Lyle... Born January 10, 1982... Lifelong
Vanderbilt fan... Dad earned three letters playing DL/LB for
the Commodores from 1967-69... Dad owns business representing
manufacturers, mom is an employee in the Hamilton County (Ohio)
criminal justice system... At St. Xavier, Lyle played with
Tennessee Titans’ 2002 signee Rocky Boiman... Enjoys fishing,
golf and softball... Was prep rival of VU roommate Pat Brunner
who starred for arch-rival Elder.