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Kyron Drones Season 2024

PositionQB
Weight234 lbs
Height6-2
ClassRedshirt Junior
HometownPearland, Texas
High SchoolShadow Creek
Previous SchoolBaylor
Career Honors:  Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll (Fall 2021)

 

2023: Played in all 13 games, starting 11 at quarterback ...set a Virginia Tech bowl record and Military Bowl record with 176 yards rushing in a 41-20 win over Tulane ... Also passed for 91 yards and two touchdowns and was named Military Bowl MVP ... threw for 244 yards and three touchdowns at Virginia (Nov. 25) ... also rushed for 50 yards in a 55-17 win ... achieved his first career 100-yard rushing game (135) while completing 12-of-17 passes for 219 passing yards and two touchdowns at Boston College (Nov. 11) ... Connected with Da'Quan Felton on a 70-yard reception during the second quarter ... completed 12 passes totaling 69 passing yards at Louisville (Nov. 4) ... hit 15-of-26 targets for 194 passing yards, including his 62-yard touchdown pass to Da'Quan Felton during the second quarter against Syracuse (Oct. 26) ... Ran eight times for 56 rushing yards ... recorded his first career 300-yard passing game (321), completing 20-of-29 passes and throwing two touchdowns agains Wake Forest (Oct. 14) ... connected with Jaylin Lane for a 75-yard touchdown pass during the second quarter, marking his longest career completion ... Led Tech in carries (15) and rushing yards(59) ... Set a career high in rushing yards (80) and achieved a career long with his 40-yard run during the second quarter, sparking the Hokies' string of 17 unanswered points against Florida State (Oct. 7) ... Completed 14-of-27 passes for 104 passing yards ... became the first Virginia Tech quarterback since 2017 to total five touchdowns (Josh Jackson - Sept. 16 at East Carolina), delivering three through the air and two on the ground vs. Pitt (Sept. 30) ... Set a career high with 228 passing yards ... completed12-of-19 passes, including touchdown passes of 54 and 53 yards ... Ran 21 times, totaling 41 rushing yards ... Was named ACC Quarterback of the Week ... rushed for 75 yards and two touchdowns, including his 31-yard touchdown run that capped Tech's opening drive against Marshall (Sept. 23) ... landed 19-of-35 pass attempts for 160 passing yards ... made his first collegiate start at Rutgers (Sept. 16) ... completed 19-of-32 passes for 190 passing yards, including his 39-yard touchdown pass to Da'Quan Felton ... rushed for 74 yards on 22 carries ... took the field during Tech’s final offensive drive of the game (2:30 remaining during the fourth quarter) against Purdue (Sept. 9) with the Hokies trailing, 24-17 ... Began the drive with a 26-yard pass to Dae’Quan Wright and logged 13 rushing yards ... drive lasted eight plays, 49 yards, ending on fourth-and-10 at the Purdue 42 yard line ... Against Old Dominion in the season opener (Sept. 2) threw an 8-yard pass to Malachi Thomas for his first career completion at Virginia Tech; his lone pass attempt of the game.

2022 at Baylor:  Played in five games … Completed 14-of-23 passes (60.9 percent) for 219 passing yards and one passing touchdown … Recorded his first career 100–yard passing game (100) against Albany (Sept. 3) .. Set a season long with his 50-yard completion to Jaylen Ellis on Sept. 3 against Albany … Attempted eight carries totaling 49 rushing yards and two rushing touchdowns.
 
2021 at Baylor:  Appeared in two games against Texas Tech (Nov. 27) and Oklahoma State (Dec. 4) … Redshirted.
 
High School:  Prepped at Shadow Creek High School under coach Brad Butler … Passed for 1,239 yards and 16 touchdowns as a senior in six games … Also rushed for 228 yards and two scores … Helped team to 2019 UIL state championship and a 16-0 record … Earned Offensive MVP honors in the championship game … Named as the 10-5A Overall MVP … Third-Team All-State selection … Elite 11 finalist … Passed for 3,390 yards and 46 touchdowns during junior season … Added 18 rushing touchdowns and 825 rushing yards … Had 337 passing yards and four touchdowns in 2018 … Rated four stars by 247 Sports … No. 20 player in Texas … No. 125 nationally … No. 7 dual-threat quarterback … Four star rating from ESPN … No. 60 in Texas … No. 10 dual-threat quarterback … Dave Campbell’s Texas Football ranked as No. 34 in Texas … No. 8 quarterback … Three-star rating by Rivals … No. 45 player in Texas … No. 15 dual-threat QB … Austin American-Statesman Fab 55 pick … Also played basketball … Chose Baylor over Auburn, Ole Miss, TCU, Missouri and Georgia Tech.
 
Personal:  Son of Kevin and Olinka Drones … Father is defensive line coach at Shadow Creek High School in Texas … Pre-business major … Early enrollee at Baylor.