Western Oklahoma State
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6-4 / 262
JUNIOR COLLEGE: Played two years at Western Oklahoma State in Altus, Okla. ... helped team to their third DII JUCO World Series in 2010 ... made 32 appearances in 2010 and was 7-1 with a 2.51 ERA and two saves ... recorded 60 strikeouts in 47.1 innings pitched ... also considered Arkansas-Little Rock, Texas A&M-Corpus Christi and West Virginia.
HIGH SCHOOL: Lettered four years at Bray-Doyle High School ... was named team MVP ... finished with 135 strikeouts.PERSONAL: Majoring in education ... born Jan. 16, 1990 ... son of Lyndle and Kimberly Byford ... has two siblings, Corbin and Megan ... father was an All-Conference offensive tackle for the University of Oklahoma ...sister Megan Byford played basketball for Oklahoma State ... favorite athlete is Roy Halladay ... favorite movie is Summer Catch ... favorite baseball moment was playing in the World Series for junior college in 2010.