Georgia Tech football boasts a relatively inexperienced but talented, confident and hungry defensive line
87 Georgia Tech student-athletes participated in internships this summer
Yellow Jackets gaining real-world experience at a variety of world-class organizations
Georgia Tech football hits home stretch before annual intrasquad tilt at Bobby Dodd Stadium
Georgia Tech football opens the season 2-0
Georgia Tech football takes on Wake Forest on October 21st, 2017.
USATSI Gallery - Georgia Southern @ Georgia Tech
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The Yellow Jackets open the 2016 season with a win in Ireland against an ACC rival.
No. 15 Football Rolls Green Wave, 65-10
2017 (Junior): Saw action in 10-of-11 games as a regular part of Georgia Tech's rotation at defensive tackle ... Had five tackles on the season ... Made his lone start of the season in opener versus Tennessee (Sept. 4), tallying a season-high two tackles ... Other tackles came against Miami (Oct. 14), Clemson (Oct. 28) and Georgia (Nov. 25) ... Was credited with a QB hurry in win over No. 17 Virginia Tech (Nov. 11).
2016 (Sophomore): Appeared in all 13 games with seven starts at defensive tackle ... Recorded 26 tackles ... Notched four tackles and had a key fumble recovery in season-opening win over Boston College (Sept. 3) ... Blocked a field goal in home-opening win over Mercer (Sept. 10) ... Made first of five-straight starts versus Miami (Oct. 1) ... Had three tackles and a quarterback hurry against Miami ... Tallied three tackles and a six-yard sack in home finale versus Virginia (Nov. 19) ... Returned to the starting lineup for regular-season finale at Georgia (Nov. 26) and responded with a career-high seven tackles.
2015 (True Freshman): Played in six games with three starts ... Finished rookie campaign with 12 tackles ... Redshirt lifted prior to fifth game ... Made collegiate debut vs. North Carolina (Oct. 3) ... Recorded one solo tackle at Clemson (Oct. 10) ... Tallied one stop and assisted on TFL at Virginia (Oct. 31) ... Made first-career college start Nov. 12 vs. Virginia Tech ... Finished with career-best five tackles ... Was one of four signees to enroll early in January 2015 ... Participated in spring drills.
High School: Lettered three years in football and two years in track ... Two-time team captain ... Also captained track team ... Recorded 96 tackles, one sack and one interception return for touchdown as senior ... Selected to play in Blue-Grey All-American Bowl and NUC All-American Game ... Big County Preps all-district selection.
Personal: Full name is Kyle Lamont Cerge-Henderson ... Born April 12, 1997 in Atlanta ... Is the only married member of the team (wife: Julissa Cerge-Henderson; daughter: Ava Cerge-Henderson) ... Son of Kevin Henderson and Denise Cerge ... Father, Kevin, was linebacker at Georgia Tech in mid-1980s under Bill Curry and was teammates with current director of athletics Todd Stansbury, Pat Swilling (father of current Yellow Jackets Bruce Jordan-Swilling and Tre Swilling) and John Ivemeyer (father of current Yellow Jacket Bailey Ivemeyer) ... Godmother, Tiffany Cleaves, played basketball at Tech and godfather, Kevin Battle, played football at Tech ... Majoring in business administration ... Aspires to be CEO of a company.
Tackles: 7 at Georgia (Nov. 26, 2016)
Solo Tackles: 3 vs. No. 14 Miami (Fla.) (Oct. 1, 2016)
Tackles for Loss: 1.0 vs. Virginia (Nov. 19, 2016)
Sacks: 1.0 vs. Virginia (Nov. 19, 2016)
Fumble Recoveries: 1 vs. Boston College (Sept. 3, 2016)
Blocked Kicks: 1 vs. Mercer (field goal) (Sept. 10, 2016)
Quarterback Hurries: 2 vs. Georgia Southern (Oct. 15, 2016)